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NOTICE DATE: April 24, 2019
NOTICE TYPE: R-A032719-02 Retail
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Reminder and updated information - Retail Market Qualification Testing (Flight 0619) begins May 14, 2019; initial setup deadline is May 1, 2019; and registration deadline is May 8, 2019
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Existing Competitive Retailers (CRs)
DAYS AFFECTED: May 1, May 8, and May 14, 2019
LONG DESCRIPTION: ERCOT and the Texas Standard Electronic Transaction (Texas SET) Working Group announce preparations for Retail Market Qualification Testing, Flight 0619. Flight 0619 tests for TX SET Version 4.0 and begins on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
Registration for this Flight will be completed in the new FlighTrak system. If you are planning to test in the Flight 0619 but do not have access to the FlighTrak tool, please contact your ERCOT Account Manager immediately.
Testing is required for new Market Participants (CRs and TDSPs) entering the Texas Retail Market, as well as for existing Market Participants entering new service territories, testing additional business functionality, changing service providers, changing banking information, or adding another entity to their business umbrella.
Participation in Ad Hoc Testing is limited to existing Market Participants (CRs and TDSPs) that did not make the deadline for the actual Flight Test and is subject to Flight Administrator and TDSP approval. Ad Hoc Period testing includes testing additional business functionality, changing service providers, or changing banking information.
ACTION REQUIRED: Please see the Approved Updated 2019 Test Flight Schedule<http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/89630/Approved_Updated_2019_Flight_Schedule.docx> on the Texas Retail Market Testing page<http://www.ercot.com/services/rq/lse/trt/> of ERCOT.com under Key Documents for all deadlines for Flight 0619.
The deadline to register for participating in Flight 0619 - Retail Market Testing is Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 17:00 CPT.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Available documents for Texas SET Version 4.0<http://www.ercot.com/mktrules/guides/txset/> are available on ERCOT.com.
********* Market orientation and other useful testing information can be found on the Texas Retail Market Testing page<http://www.ercot.com/services/rq/lse/trt/> of ERCOT.com
********* The Flight Testing information is found in the Texas Market Test Plan (TMTP)<http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/27303/Texas_Market_Test_Plan_060518.doc> on the Texas Standard Electronic Transaction Working Group<http://www.ercot.com/committees/board/tac/rms/txset/index.html> page on ERCOT.com.
Please review the ERCOT website for previous Market Notices<http://www.ercot.com/services/comm/mkt_notices/archives/search?nc=all&per=&pg=&q=R-A032719&sort=> related to this subject.
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 email at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
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