Title WGR Primary Frequency Response
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Status Approved on 03/04/2010
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Date Gov Body Action Taken Next steps
03/04/2010 TAC Approved
05/13/2010 ROS Recommended for Approval TAC for consideration.
04/21/2010 OWG Recommended for Approval ROS for consideration.
03/17/2010 OWG Recommended for Approval OWG for Impact Analysis Review.
02/19/2010 OWG Deferred/Tabled OWG for initial language consideration.

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
03/04/2010 TAC To recommend approval of OGRR238 as amended by the 5/27/10 Calpine comments and as revised by TAC. Passed
05/13/2010 ROS To recommend approval of OGRR238 as amended by the 5/25/10 ERCOT and Wind Coalition comments (238OGRR-12) via ROS e-mail vote. Passed
04/21/2010 OWG To endorse and forward the 3/17/10 OWG Recommendation Report and Impact Analysis for OGRR238 to ROS
03/17/2010 OWG Consensus to recommend approval of OGRR238 as amended by the 3/16/10 PDCWG comments and as revised by OWG.
02/19/2010 OWG To table OGRR0238 for one month to allow PDCWG to comment. Passed


Status: Approved
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2010
Sponsor: Walter J. Reid on behalf of The Wind Coalition
Urgent: No
Sections: 1.6, 2.2.5, 2.5.1, 3.1.4,, 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.1,,,,,, (new), 8
Description: The revision includes: new procedures for testing Wind-powered Generation Resource (WGR) Primary Frequency Response (new section; a new definition that applies testing of WGRs to the aggregation of all WGRs at a site; some clarifying wording for all generator’s Primary Frequency Response design requirements (2.2.5, Turbine Speed Governors); and a general change of "governor" to "Governor" in recognition of the fact that Governor is now a defined term in the protocols.
Reason: This revision provides further specificity needed as the result of the adoption of 824PRR, Primary Frequency Response from WGRs.

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