WMS Meeting


January 12, 2011
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
ERCOT Austin Room 206
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
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Agenda

1.

Antitrust Admonition 

ERCOT

9:30 a.m.

2.

Election of WMS Chair and Vice Chair (Vote) 

ERCOT

9:35 a.m.

3.

Approval of Meeting Minutes (Vote)

  • November 17, 2010
  • December 15, 2010 

WMS Chair

9:35 a.m.

4.

ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Nodal Advisory Task Force (NATF), and Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Updates

  • NATF/WMS Nodal Stabilization Issues List Update
    • Frequent Running of SCED
    • Resource Use of ONTEST Status
    • SPP Calculation and Weighting Issues
    • Generic Constraints in the DAM
    • Shadow Price Cap Frequency 

WMS Chair

9:40 a.m.

5.

Congestion Management Working Group (CMWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • General Update 

M. Wagner

10:40 a.m.

6.

Demand Side Working Group (DSWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • General Update
  • Load Participation in SCED 

M. Brelinsky

 

10:50 a.m.

7.

Emerging Technology Working Group (ETWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • General Update
  • ETWG Charter (Vote)
  • Definition of Wind-powered Generation Resource (WGR)
    (Possible Vote) 

B. Gedrich

 

11:00 a.m.

8.

Market Credit Working Group (MCWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • General Update 

M. Davies

 

11:15 a.m.

9.

NPRR264, Clarification of Nodal Protocol Requirements for Generators with Multiple Points of Interconnection WMS Recommendation (Possible Vote)

  • ERCOT Comments   

WMS Chair

11:35 a.m.

10.

NPRR303, Requirement to Post PTP Options Cleared in DAM or Taken to Real-Time (Possible Vote) 

 

12:00 p.m.

 

Lunch 

 

12:25 p.m.

11.

State Estimator Methodology (Possible Vote) 

A. Sills

1:25 p.m.

12.

Nodal Project Priority List - Update

  • ERCOT’s Recommended List for Discussion 

T. Anderson

 

1:55 p.m.

13.

QSE Managers Working Group (QMWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • GREDP Performance
  • Nodal Stabilization Issues
  • WGR Forecast Data Update

D. Detelich

 

2:55 p.m.

14.

Verifiable Cost Working Group (VCWG)

  • Confirm Working Group Chair and Vice Chair (Possible Vote)
  • Timeline for Calculating and Updating Verifiable Cost Parameters
  • Application of PPAs in Verifiable Cost calculations 

H. Lookadoo

3:25 p.m.

15.

Generation Adequacy Task Force (GATF)

  • Confirm Task Force Co-Chairs (Possible Vote)
  • Assigned: Generation Resource Returning to Service from Mothballed Status, Related to NPRR295 

A.Pieniazek

3:55 p.m.

16.

WMS 2011 Goals Update 

WMS Chair

4:10 p.m.

17.

Other Business 

WMS Chair

4:25 p.m.

18.

Metering Working Group (MWG) No Update 

D. DiSanto

 

19.

Quick Start Task Force (QSTF) No Update

S. Cochran 

 

 

Adjourn 

Future WMS Meetings

  • February 9, 2011

 

4:35 p.m.

Scheduled WMS Meetings