Other Binding Documents List
The following are links to pages containing Other Binding Documents.
Annual Load Data Request
The ALDR includes forecasted information necessary to allow for the timely development, design, and implementation of electric system plans needed to reliably supply customer requirements.
Commercial Operations Market Guide
The Commercial Operations Market Guide supplements the ERCOT protocols and describes the process through which ERCOT market data is translated into financial settlements in the ERCOT market.
Demand Response Data Definitions and Technical Specifications
This document provides specific definitions and technical requirements necessary to conduct the annual ERCOT Demand response data collection process
EPS Metering Design Proposal
The EPS Metering Design Proposal is the initial document required from a Transmission and/or Distribution Provider (TDSP), to obtain ERCOT approval of a proposed EPS Metering Facility design.
ERCOT Polled Settlement MDAS Configuration Form
This is the form that the TDSP submits to ERCOT to document the information ERCOT needs to set the meter up in the ERCOT Data Acquisition System so that the EPS meter data can be retrieved and processed for the metering point.
ERO Fee Guide
The ERO Fee Assessment and Collection Guide is a document that describes the calculation of Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) Fee for NERC's statutory functions among interconnections and regional entities.
Methodology for Implementing ORDC to Calculate Real-Time Reserve Price Adder
This document contains the ERCOT Board-approved methodology for determining the Real-Time reserve price adders based on the Operating Reserve Demand Curve (ORDC), and the ERCOT Board-approved parameters for determining the Real-Time reserve price adders.
Methodology for Setting Maximum Shadow Prices for Network and Power Balance Constraints
View the methodology for setting maximum Shadow Prices for network constraints and for the power balance constraint.
The Operating Guides, which supplement the ERCOT protocols, describe the working relationship between ERCOT and the entities within the ERCOT system that interact with ERCOT on a minute-to-minute basis to ensure reliability and security.
The Planning Guide, which supplements the ERCOT protocols, provides ERCOT stakeholders and market participants with information and documentation concerning the ERCOT transmission planning process.
Procedure for Calculating Responsive Reserve (RRS) Limits for Individual Resources
This procedure that describes the methodology to calculate MW limits for Resources providing Responsive Reserve (RRS)
Procedure for Identifying Resource Nodes
This procedure is the guiding document for ERCOT and Market Participants with Generation Resources to identify Resource Nodes and manage the life-cycle of the Resource Node.
Requirements for Aggregate Load Resource Participation
Requirements for aggregations of loads to qualify as ALRs and maintain such qualification, thus becoming eligible to provide Ancillary Services. This initial version of the document is limited to ALR qualification for provision of Non-Spin.
TDSP Cutover Form for EPS Metering Points
This form shall be submitted by the TDSP to facilitate the transfer of information required to add or remove an EPS meter point in Lodestar for generation facilities, NOIE boundary metering points, or other qualified metering points.
Texas Data Transport Guides
These guides provide information on secure data transport utilized by the Retail Electric Market and enabled by the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Electronic Delivery Mechanism (EDM), ebXML and digital certificates.
Texas SET Implementation Guides
The Texas Standard Electronic Transaction (SET) Guides provide details of information contained within the electronic transactions used in the competitive retail electric market in Texas.
Transmission Element Naming Convention
This Transmission Element Naming Convention standard document includes Electrical Bus Name Standard; Naming Convention for Lines, Breakers and Switches; and Naming Convention for CIM Station ID Names.
Verifiable Cost Manual
This manual describes the process for Resources to create and submit verifiable costs to ERCOT. The Manual has all of the rules and guidelines of how these costs must be developed.