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- TAC Committee Meeting -

Thursday, August 4, 2011
9:30 a.m. CT

ERCOT Met Center
Room 206
7620 Metro Center Drive
Austin, TX

1. Antitrust Admonition - B. Jones

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2. ERCOT Board Update - B. Jones

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3. Approval of Draft July 7, 2011 TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote) - B. Jones

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4a. Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) (Vote):

  • NPRR321, Allow Change to Energy Offer Curve MW Amounts in the Adjustment Period for Qualifying Facilities
  • NPRR347, Single Daily Settlement Invoice (formerly Counter-Party Invoice and Single Daily Settlement Invoice) - Urgent
  • NPRR348, Generation Resource Start-Up and Shut-Down Process
  • NPRR354, Revisions to Non-Spin Performance Criteria Language and Provision for ICCP Telemetry of Non-Spin Deployment
  • NPRR357, Revisions to Collateral Requirements concerning CRR Auctions (formerly Multi-Month CRR Auction and Revisions to Collateral Requirements) Urgent

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  • NPRR358, Clarification of Responsible Entity for Binding Obligations
  • NPRR360, Summary Report of HDL and LDL
  • NPRR369, Black Start Service Requirement Revisions --Urgent
  • NPRR374, Modification of SCR Process and Urgency Requirements
  • NPRR375, Extend the Reporting Horizon for CDR Inputs

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  • NPRR379, EILS Dispatch Sequence and Performance Criteria Upgrades
  • NPRR380, Minor Changes to Default Uplift Invoice
  • NPRR382, Verbal RUC Committed or Decommitted Resources Report
  • NPRR383, Unconfirmed Trades Reports

Items 4b and 4c were taken up together.

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  • NPRR384, Revisions to Support SCR766 , Load Zone and Hub LMPs Distributed by ICCP (formerly Load Zone Price Distributed by ICCP)
  • NPRR388, Clarification of Quick Start Generation Resource Performance Criteria - Urgent
  • NPRR390, Clarification of the Applicability of the Use of the Refund Option --Urgent
  • NPRR392, Credit Review During CRR Auction -- Urgent

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4e. Notice of PRS Rejections

  • NPRR300, Municipal Owned Utility Addition to Determination of Total Potential Exposure for a Counter-Party
  • NPRR386, Reduce the Frequency of Unregistered Distributed Generation Reports

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5. Impact Assessment for Parking Deck NPRRs (Possible Vote): - T. Anderson

  • NPRR210, Wind Forecasting Change to P50, Synchronization with PRR841
  • NPRR222, Half-Hour Start Unit RUC Clawback
  • NPRR240, Proxy Energy Offer Curve
  • NPRR241, Aggregate Incremental Liability (AIL) Calculation and Credit Reports Publish Corrections
  • NPRR244, Clarification of Other Binding Documents
  • NPRR256, Sync with PRR787, Add Non-Compliance Language to QSE Performance Standards
  • NPRR272, Definition and Participation of Quick Start Generation Resources

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6. Revision Requests Tabled at TAC (Vote): - B. Jones

  • NOGRR058, Deletion of Section 5, Planning
  • NPRR340, Introduction and Definition of Duration-Limited Resources (formerly Unannounced HSL Test for Duration-Limited Resources) --Urgent

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7a. Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report* - E. Goff

  • Holistic Approach to Congestion Irresolvable by SCED (Vote)

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  • Confidentiality of Resource Data (Request for Review)

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8. Annual TAC and TAC Subcommittee Structure Review (Possible Vote) - B. Jones

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9a. Steel Mill Appeal of PRS Rejection of the following NPRRs (Vote):

  • NPRR351, Calculate and Post Projected Non-Binding LMPs for the Next 15 Minutes

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  • NPRR378, Posting of the ERCOT Short-Term Load Forecast and the Aggregated HDL and LDL Used in SCED

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10. Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report * - K. Donohoo

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11. Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report* - D. McKeever

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12. Retail Market Subcommittee Report* - K. Patrick

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13. ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report - M. Ruane

  • Commodity Exchange Act Exemption Update

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14. Other Business - B. Jones

Future Agenda Items - B. Jones


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