Texas SET WG Meeting

    January 24, 2017
    09:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 168
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Teleconference: 877-668-4493
    Meeting number: 622 870 795
    Meeting password: TXSET



    Antitrust Admonition






    Texas SET Leadership Elections – ERCOT

    • Chair
    • Vice Chair


    Change Control Call – 10 AM ERCOT

    • 2017-805, Update all the TX SET Implementation Guides to allow the receiver of the transaction containing Special Characters to determine to either accept the transaction or to respond with a valid rejection.


    Last Month Meeting Notesupdates if any



    RMS update

    • o RMS agreed to leave NPRR796, Extended Character Set Clean Up tabled pending review of ERCOT comments.
    • o RMS approved 144RMGRR-01 Elimination of REP-Specific Switch Hold Lists 121316.
    • o NPRR778, Modifications to Date Change and Cancellation Evaluation Window
      • ERCOT Changed Project Start date to October 2017 with implementation in 2018.
      • RMS membership expressed disappointment and requested an earlier implementation date.
      • ERCOT stated earliest implementation to be Sept 2017 if changes to project start date can be made


    Flight Update



    Discussion Items

    • Draft RMGRR - MarkeTrak IAG - TDSP initiated due to Customer Contacting TDSP
    • Draft RMGRR - Stand-alone Discretionary Meter Tampering Charges
    • 2017 Goals


    RMS Assignments

    • 796NPRR-05_ERCOT_Comments_121416, Extended Character Set Clean Up.
    • New Entrant Documentation—Procedures and Documentation
      • Continue New Entrant Outline Document Review and Update As Needed
    • 145RMGRR-01 Appendix for a Mass Customer List (MCL) 010617
      • MCTDSP Change to MOU / EC
    • RMG Safety NET Timelines—Review and Continue Discussions
      • Note: PUCT to Review Final Draft Prior to Texas SET Submitting Changes to RMS
      • Discuss any updates offered from CRs



    • 2016-I143, Validation processes when a character is included in the customer name on a switch or MVI transaction – Review ERCOT Options; provide feedback
      • Option 1: Continue With Existing Manual Workaround—Short Term
      • Option 2: Update ERCOT’s Systems to Reject Any Transaction Containing Special Language Characters—Long Term
      • Option 3: Update ERCOT’s Systems to Translate Special Language Characters into Normal Characters
      • Option 4: Implement Option 3 in the Short Term, Followed by Option 2 During the Next TX SET Release
    • 2017 Ixxx, Guard Light Type replacement / New MVI, Same Customer


    Parking Lot

    • Texas SET Release Discussion
    • REP Certification Matrix – Long Term


    Next Meeting ERCOT MET Center

    • February 21, 2017 RM168

    Scheduled Texas SET WG Meetings