TAC Meeting

    March 23, 2017
    09:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Teleconference: 877-668-4493
    Meeting number: 623 611 956
    Meeting password: TAC



    Antitrust Admonition

    B. Helton

    9:30 a.m.


    Approval of TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

    B. Helton

    9:35 a.m.


    January 23, 2017



    February ERCOT Board Update

    B. Helton

    9:40 a.m.


    2017 TAC Goals and Strategic Initiatives (Vote)

    B. Helton

    9:45 a.m.


    Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    M. Henson

    10:00 a.m.

    • NPRR776, Voltage Set Point Communication
    • NPRR799, Updates to Outages of Transmission Facilities
    • NPRR802, Settlements Clean-up
    • NPRR804, Remove Posting Requirement for Private Use Network Diagrams
    • NPRR808, Three Year CRR Auction
    • NPRR809, GTC or GTL for New Generation Interconnection
    • NPRR810, Applicability of RMR Incentive Factor on Reservation and Transportation Costs Associated with Firm Fuel Supplies
    • NPRR812, Alignment of Currently Published Reports
    • NPRR813, Updated Terminology Related to Annual Market Settlement Operations Audits
    • NPRR818, Allow Curtailment of Certain DC Tie Load Prior to Declaring Emergency Condition - URGENT
    • 2017 PRS Goals
    • Other Binding Document List
    • Notice of Revision Requests Rejected
    • NPRR798, Additional CRR Accounts Request


    Revision Request Previously Tabled by TAC (Possible Vote)

    B. Helton

    10:40 a.m.


    PGRR052, Stability Assessment for Interconnecting Generation


    Appeal of NOGRR149, Revision to Definition of Transmission Operator (Tabled until August TAC Meeting)



    Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    A. Bern

    10:50 a.m.


    PGRR054, Stability Limits in the Full Interconnection Study


    PGRR055, Planning Guide Revision Request Process


    NOGRR166, Removal of the Daily Grid Operations Summary Reports


    NOGRR167, Alignment with NPRR776, Voltage Set Point Communication


    ROS Procedures


    ROS Goals



    Retail Market Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    K. Scott

    11:10 a.m.


    RMGRR144, Elimination of REP-Specific Switch Hold Lists



    Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

    M. Trenary

    11:30 a.m.


    LPGRR060, Load Profiling Guide Clean Up Related to LPGRR057


    LPGRR061, Modifications to Annual Validation Timelines


    COPS Goals



    Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report

    J. Carpenter

    11:50 a.m.


    WMS Goals (Vote)


    Multi-Interval Real-Time Market Feasibility Study (Vote)


    ERCOT Update

    K. Ogelman


    Switchable Generation Resources Update



    ERCOT Reports


    12:20 p.m.


    Virtual Weather Zone Discussion

    C. Opheim


    2017 Seasonal Adjustment Factor

    M. Ruane


    Market Continuity Framework

    M. Ruane


    Greens Bayou RMR Update

    M. Ruane


    Review of Transmission Loss Factors

    D. Jones


    Annual ERS Report to TAC (Q&A Only)

    M. Patterson



    Other Business


    1:20 p.m.


    UFLS Workshop Update


    DER Whitepaper Update





    1:30 p.m.

    Scheduled TAC Meetings