Thu, 28 Feb 2008 15:26:22 -0600
NOTICE DATE: February 28, 2008
NOTICE TYPE: M-A022808-01 Contracts / RFP
SHORT DESCRIPTION: ERCOT has posted key documents to its web site
related to the next procurement cycle for Emergency Interruptible Load
INTENDED AUDIENCE: QSEs, LSEs, Demand Response
DAYS AFFECTED: June 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008 EILS Contract
LONG DESCRIPTION: ERCOT has posted the following documents to the ERCOT
EILS web page at:
* The EILS procurement schedule for the Contract Period of June
1, 2008 through September 30, 2008. Potential EILS participants are
encouraged to review the new schedule as the procurement process has
been restructured to enable QSEs representing prospective EILS Resources
to receive baseline assignment and capacity pre-screening information
from ERCOT prior to the bid submittal deadline.
* Guidelines for Non-IDR metered Load aggregations to participate
in EILS. Pursuant to Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT)
Substantive Rule 25.507(c)(2)(B), non-IDR metered customers may
participate in aggregations of EILS Resources only if "...a
statistically valid alternative to universal IDR metering for
measurement and verification consistent with industry best practices can
be developed and approved by ERCOT." Also posted with the guidelines
document is a Proposal Form for QSEs to communicate to ERCOT details
about their non-IDR metered aggregations.
* A program description/data submission form and affidavit for
QSEs to communicate to ERCOT details about their non-IDR metered
The Request for Proposal and other supporting documents will be attached
to a Market Notice scheduled to be issued on April 8, 2008. A previous
RFP and supporting documents may be viewed at the ERCOT EILS web page.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Questions related to EILS may be submitted to
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participants will be posted for public review and identity of the
questioners will not be revealed.
CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact your ERCOT Account
Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone
number at (512) 248-3900 or contact ERCOT Client Services via e-mail at
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