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- Technical Advisory Committee Meeting -

Thursday, December 1, 2011
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CT

ERCOT Austin Rm 206
7620 Metro Center Drive
Austin, TX

Key Documents (found below posted agenda at this link)

1-2. 1. Antitrust Admonition - B. Jones 9:30 a.m.

             2. Approval of Draft TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote): - B. Jones

  • October 11, 2011
  • November 3, 2011

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3a1a. Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

       Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) (Vote):

  • NPRR351, SCED Look-Ahead Step 1: Pricing: Calculate Non-Binding Prices and Basepoints for Initial Research into Look-Ahead SCED and allow Consumers to have a Forward Price Projection (formerly "Calculate and Post Projected Non-Binding LMPs for the Next 15 Minutes") -- Urgent

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  • NPRR405, Clarification of DC Tie Load into Operational Systems and Processes
  • NPRR408, Clarification of ERCOT Authority to Deny Energization of Non-Compliant Generators
  • NPRR413, Oklaunion Exemption Calculation Verification
  • NPRR414, UFE Calculation Clarifications
  • NPRR415, Inadvertent Interchange and Inadvertent Energy Clarification
  • NPRR417, TDSP Submittal of Consumption and Demand Values for AMS ESI IDs
  • NPRR426, Standing Non-Spin Deployment in the Operating Hour for Generation Resources Providing On-Line Non-Spin -- Urgent

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  • NPRR427, Energy Offer Curve Requirements for Generation Resources Assigned Reg-Up and RRS - Urgent
  • NPRR428, Energy Offer Curve Requirements for Generation Resources Assigned Non-Spin Responsibility -- Urgent

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3b. SCR764, Public Access to Select MIS Dashboards (Vote)

Items 3b and 3c were taken up together.

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3c. Revised PRS Procedures (Vote)

Items 3b and 3c were taken up together.

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3d. Review of Multi-Year Project Priority List

No Discussion

4. ERCOT Appeal of PRS Rejection of NPRR418, Reporting of Resource Forced Outages (Vote) - B. Jones

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

  • NOGRR074, Clarified Responsible Entities for Reporting Sabotage Information to NERC
  • PGRR008, New Planning Guide Section 4, Generation Resource Interconnection
  • NPRR334, Incorporate Resource Limit for the Amount of Regulation Service that may be Provided from a Generation Resource During any Operating Hour

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

  • NOGRR082, Synchronization with NPRR258 and Alignment of Primary Frequency Response Test Procedures - Urgent (Vote)
  • NPRR315, Revision of Responsive Reserve Measure to High Emergency Limit (formerly "Revision of Responsive Reserve Measure to Net Dependable Capability") (Vote)
  • Notice of Rejection of PGRR011, Planning Criteria Clarifications and Enhancements to Narrow the Gap Between Operations and Planning

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7. Retail Market Subcommittee Report* - K. Patrick

  • RMGRR104, Synchronization with NPRR374, Modification of SCR Process and Urgency Requirements (Vote)

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8. Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report* - D. McKeever

No Discussion

9. Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report* - E. Goff

  • TAC Annual Review of Certain Protocol Defined Parameters (Vote):
    • A and M as defined in Protocol Section
    • X and Y Parameters to Determine the Auction Clearing Price Exposure as defined in Protocol Section
    • Value of q as defined in Protocol Section 3.8.3
  • 11/28/11 Special WMS Update -- Look Ahead SCED

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10a. ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

           Commodity Exchange Act Exemption Update - M. Ruane

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10b. CDR and Winter Seasonal Assessment- Woodfin

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11. Other Business -

  • Future Agenda Items
Adjourn - B. Jones

No Discussion

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