Title: Synchronization with NPRR298 and New Format for Black Start Plans
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    Status: Approved on 10/06/2011
    Effective Date: 12/14/2011


    Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
    10/06/2011 TAC Approved
    09/15/2011 ROS Recommended for Approval TAC Consideration
    08/17/2011 OWG Recommended for Approval ROS Consideration
    07/20/2011 OWG Recommended for Approval OWG IA Review

    Voting Record

    Date Gov Body Motion Result
    10/06/2011 TAC To approve NOGRR076 as recommended by ROS in the 9/15/11 ROS Report and as amended by the 10/5/11 ERCOT comments Passed
    09/15/2011 ROS To recommend approval of NOGRR076 as amended by the 9/15/11 BSWG comments and as revised by ROS with an effective date of "upon TAC approval Passed
    08/17/2011 OWG Consensus to endorse and forward the 7/20/11 OWG Report as revised by OWG and Impact Analysis for NOGRR076 to ROS
    07/20/2011 OWG Consensus to recommend approval of NOGRR076 as revised by OWG

    Vote tallies here reflect individual votes, not the weight of the votes by market segment. Affirmative votes are not recorded in these vote tallies. For additional details on the voting record, please consult the Recommendation or Action Report, or the official vote tally if available, as posted in the key documents.


    Status: Approved
    Date Posted: 07/05/2011
    Sponsor: Black Start Working Group (BSWG)
    Urgent: No
    Sections: 1.4, 1.5.1, 2.3, 4.3, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.6.3, 4.6.4, 4.6.5, 8A, 8E (new)
    Description: This Nodal Operating Guide Revision Request (NOGRR): · Synchronizes the Nodal Operating Guides with Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 298, New Definitions Related to Black Start and Clarification to the Hourly Standby Fee Payments for Black Start Resources (formerly "New Definitions Related to Black Start"), which introduced new black start terminology and corrected the acronym related to the Hourly Standby Fee Payment. NPRR298 was approved by the ERCOT Board on April 19, 2011. · Introduces new black start terminology to the Nodal Operating Guides; · Creates a requirement for all Transmission Operators (TOs) to submit their Black Start Plans to ERCOT by November 1 of each year; andIntroduces a template for Black Start Plans to the Nodal Operating Guides.
    Reason: This NOGRR synchronize the Nodal Operating Guides with NPRR298 and clarifies the processes and terminology currently used for restoration of the ERCOT System. Additionally, a Black Start Plan template is necessary so that all TOs provide the information necessary for ERCOT to develop its Black Start Plan.

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