NOTICE DATE:  November 19, 2010


SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Updated Request Forms posted – Implementation Details of NPRR 219


DAY AFFECTED:  December 1, 2010

LONG DESCRIPTION:  Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 219, Resolution of Alignment Items A33, A92, A106 and A150, as approved by the ERCOT Board of Directors, will become effective for Operating Day December 1, 2010. NPRR 219 requires the Resource Entity (RE) to provide information to ERCOT as the responsible Entity that will submit Outage Scheduler entries for Transmission Facilities owned by the RE.

In accordance with NPRR 219, ERCOT will submit information into the Nodal Outage Scheduler for Resources who own Transmission Facilities. For more detailed information on the ERCOT process, please refer to the attached Resource Transmission Outage Request Procedure. This process will be required from Nodal Go-Live on December 1, 2010, until Outage Scheduler system changes are completed. ERCOT has posted updated Request Forms for both Forced and Planned Maintenance Outages. These forms are available at

This process does not modify the process for Resource Outages, which are required to be submitted by the RE.

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].

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