TAC Meeting

    June 02, 2011
    9:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Dial-In: 1.888.894.0587
    Dial-In Code: 248 528



    Antitrust Admonition

    B. Jones

    9:30 a.m.


    ERCOT Board Update

    B. Jones

    9:35 a.m.


    Approval of Draft May 5, 2011 TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

    B. Jones

    9:45 a.m.


    Protocol Revisions Subcommittee Report

    • Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) (Vote):
      • NPRR312, Clarification of QSE Requirements for Split Generation Resources Urgent
      • NPRR314, Requirement to Post Generation Resources Temporal Constraints
      • NPRR319, Required Documentation to Recover Fuel Costs for RUC Deployments
      • NPRR322 Real-Time PTP Option Modeling Urgent
      • NPRR324, Conductor/Transformer Transmission Facility Rating
      • NPRR328, Clarifies Duplicative or Vague Requirements Related to Reactive Resources (formerly Removes ERCOT Requirement for Reactive Resource Planning and the Associated Compliance Process)
      • NPRR332, Revise QSGR Processes for COP Reporting of QSGR Assigned Off-Line Non-Spin and Application of Emergency Operations Settlement
      • NPRR333, Removal of Redundant Reporting Requirement Related to Equipment Ratings
      • NPRR337, Correct Section Reference in Section Pertaining To Protected Information of DC Ties
      • NPRR338, Modifications to Support Revenue Neutrality
      • NPRR340, Introduction and Definition of Duration-Limited Resources (formerly Unannounced HSL Test for Duration-Limited Resources) Urgent
      • NPRR344, Define RMR Fuel Adder
      • NPRR346, Removal of Redundant Posting Requirement Related to Electrical Bus Changes
    • Approval of PRS Vice Chair, Rob Bevill Green Mountain Energy (Vote)
    • Notice of PRS Rejection of NPRR349, Clarification of Ancillary Service Provider’s Responsibilities, Addition of Penalty Factor Charge for Failure to Provide, and Addition of Ancillary Service Capacity Compliance Performance Criteria

    S. Morris

    9:50 a.m.


    Impact Assessment for Parking Deck NPRR146, ICCP Telemetry Information Submittals (Vote)

    T. Anderson

    11:20 a.m.


    Revision Requests Tabled at TAC *

    • NOGRR052, Conductor/Transformer Facility Rating (Vote)
    • PGRR006,  New Planning Guide Section 6.5, Annual Load Data Request (Vote)

    B. Jones

    11:30 a.m.


    Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report*

    • LPGRR043, Synchronization with NPRR291, Reduce the Comment Period for NPRRs and SCRs (Vote)
    • Annual Validation Update to the Profile Decision Tree (Vote)

    D. McKeever

    11:40 a.m.


    Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report *

    • NOGRR060, Updating the Term Resource Plan to Current Operating Plan (Vote)
    • NOGRR061, Posting Requirement for Hydro-Responsive Testing (Vote)
    • NOGRR069, Relay Misoperation Reporting Changes for Consistency with ERO-RAPA Proposal - Urgent (Vote)

    K. Donohoo

    11:50 a.m.


    Retail Market Subcommittee Report*

    K. Patrick

    12:05 p.m.




    12:10 p.m.


    2011 TAC Goals (Vote)

    B. Jones

    1:00 p.m.


    Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report*

    • SMOGRR010, Synchronization with NPRR291, Reduce the Comment Period for NPRRs and SCRs (Vote)
    • System Change Requests (SCRs) (Vote)
      • SCR761, Provide Price Republication Notifications via API and Provide Price Corrections via XML
      • SCR762, Enable a Single Step Cancel/Resubmit of Trades
      • SCR763, Modify COP Validation Rule for RRS
      • SCR765, Public Aggregated Wind Dashboard Urgent
    • Holistic Approach to Congestion Irresolvable by SCED (Possible Vote)

    E. Goff

    1:15 p.m.


    ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

    • Update on CFTC Issue
    • Emergency Interruptible Load Service (EILS) Annual Report
    • Questions on the May 2011 Capacity, Demand and Reserves Report


    B. Magness

    M. Patterson

    C. Opheim


    2:30 p.m.


    Other Business

    • Future Agenda Items
      • Annual TAC and TAC Subcommittee Structure Review

    B. Jones

    3:15 p.m.



    B. Jones

    3:30 p.m.


    Scheduled TAC Meetings