WMS Meeting

November 09, 2011
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
ERCOT Austin Room 206
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
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Meeting number: 656 635 013
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Antitrust Admonition 

E. Goff

9:30 a.m.


Approval of Meeting Minutes (Vote)

  • October 12, 2011  

E. Goff

9:35 a.m.


ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Updates 

E. Goff

9:40 a.m.


TAC Assignments (Possible Vote)

  • Review of ROS Congestion Cost Report - Assigned to CMWG
  • NPRR334, Incorporate Resource Limit for the Amount of Regulation Service that may be Provided from a Generation Resource During any Operating Hour - Assigned to QMWG
  • WMS frequency of meetings (Possible Vote

E. Goff


10:00 a.m.


ERCOT Operations and Market Items:

  • Security Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) Look-ahead  - Status of Workshop 

E. Goff


10:30 a.m.


NPRR327, State Estimator Data Redaction Methodology - Recommendation on Redacting Process (Possible Vote)

E. Goff

10:35 a.m.


NPRR334, Incorporate Resource Limit for the Amount of Regulation Service that may be Provided from a Generation Resource During any Operating Hour - (Possible Vote)

E. Goff

10:40 a.m.


NPRR366, Generation Resource Power Factor Criteria Clarification - (Possible Vote)

E. Goff

10:45 a.m.


NPRR385, Security Violation Analysis and Reporting and Negative Price Floor - (Possible Vote)

E. Goff

10:50 a.m.


NPRR393, SCED Constraint Management Transparency - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

10:55 a.m.


NPRR394, Outage Reporting - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:00 a.m.


NPRR397, Balance of the Day Ancillary Service Market - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:05 a.m.


NPRR402, Clarification of Pre-DAM RUC Instruction Sequence - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:10 a.m.


NPRR412, Quick Start Generation Resource Compliance Metric Adjustments - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:15 a.m.


NPRR416, Removal of the RUC Clawback Charge for Resources Other than RMR Units - (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:20 a.m.


Draft NPRR, Creation of a WGR Group for GREDP and Base Point Deviation Evaluation (Possible Vote

E. Goff

11:25 a.m.


QSE Managers Working Group (QMWG)

  • Day-Ahead Market (DAM) Make-whole Settlement Regarding QSE Requested de-committed Interval
  • Value of -q- for QSGRs per Section 3.8.3 (8) 

S. Looney


11:30 a.m.


Demand Side Working Group (DSWG)

  • General Demand Response Update
  • Responsive Reserve Service (RRS) Split Procurement Stacks

T. Carter

11:45 a.m.




12:00 p.m.


Congestion Management Working Group (CMWG)

  • PGRR011, Planning Criteria Clarifications and Enhancements To Narrow The Gap Between Operations and Planning (Possible Vote)
  • South Hub Definition - Recommendation for Defining New Hub (Possible Vote)
  • Constraint Competitiveness Test (CCT) Modification - Proposed Timeframe (Possible Vote) 
  • West to North Stability Limit based on 9-26-11 Posted  Matrix and Impact to Operations, DAM, and CRR Auction
  • Review of Methodology Deriving the Monthly ROS Congestion Cost Report.
  • Status of Transient Security Assessment Tool (TSAT) Implementation and Posting to the Market Information System (MIS)

M. Wagner

1:00 p.m.


Emerging Technology Working Group (ETWG)

  • General Update 

B. Gedrich

1:30 p.m.


Market Credit Working Group (MCWG)

  • Annual Review of Credit Parameters (Vote)
  • Review Default Allocation Methodology
  • Proposal for Rolling CRR Auctions
  • Review of Creditworthiness Standard
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) - Update
  • Central Counter-Party Subgroup- Update
  • Letter of Credit - Provider/Bank Diversity 

T. Coffing


1:45 p.m.


Reliability Deployments Task Force (RDTF) - Update

  • General Update
  • RMR Protocol Review in light of system capacity issues
  • RDTF To-do List (Possible Vote)
  • WMS Recommendations (Possible Vote) 

R. Comstock

R. Stephenson

2:15 p.m.


WMS 2011 Goals Update 

E. Goff

2:30 p.m.


Other Business

  • North to Houston Interface Stability Limit
  • Re-pricing (Special Protection Systems at Austrop) - Assigned to CMWG
  • Impact of Generators on Stability Constraints 

E. Goff


2:40 p.m.


Verifiable Cost Working Group - No Update 

H. Lookadoo



Metering Working Group (MWG) - No Update 

D. DiSanto



Quick Start Task Force (QSTF) - No Update 

R. Prentice



Generation Adequacy Task Force (GATF) - (No Update) 

A. Pieniazek





2:45 p.m.

Scheduled WMS Meetings