Retail Market Test Flight Information

Testing is required for new competitive retailers (CRs) and transmission/distribution service providers (TDSPs) entering the Texas retail market, as well as for any current market participant entering a new service territory, testing an additional business functionality or adding another entity to its business umbrella.


Current Flight Registration Information
Flight Dates Flight 0219: January 23, 2019 - February 25, 2019
Registration Deadline January 16, 2019 5:00 PM CDT
Comments Flight tests for Texas Standard Electronic Transaction (SET) Version 4.0.
See registration information below for mandatory steps to be completed prior to flight registration deadline. All steps must be completed and successfully processed by ERCOT before the registration deadline.

Registration Information

The following steps must be completed before the registration deadline:

  • Apply for and receive a Dun and Bradstreet number
  • Submit the appropriate registration form to ERCOT
  • If registering as a CR, submit the ERCOT application fee with the registration form 
  • If registering as a retail electric provider (REP), apply for REP certification with the Public Utility Commission of Texas 
  • Submit the Testing Worksheet (TW) found on the ERCOT Retail Testing Website
  • Send an e-mail of intent to participate in the next test flight to