NOTICE DATE:  March 12, 2008

NOTICE TYPE:  M-B031208-01   Operations


SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Implementation schedule for nodal market transition

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  All Market Participants 


LONG DESCRIPTION:  In accordance with Protocol Section 21.12.2, Notice
to Market Participants of Activities Essential for Nodal Market Open,
ERCOT is providing an update of the implementation schedules for the
following nodal market transition activities.

Nodal Market Design Activity

Target Date

Single entry Network Model

June 2, 2008

Initiation of the 168-hour testing

September 1, 2008

Completion of 168-hour test

October 1, 2008

First congestion revenue rights monthly auction

November 17, 2008

Real-time market implementation

December 1, 2008

Day-ahead market implementation

December 8, 2008


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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