*******TEXAS NODAL MARKET NOTICE*******
NOTICE DATE: November 23, 2010
NOTICE TYPE: Market Trials
SHORT DESCRIPTION: A Full-System Market and Reliability Test is scheduled to take place beginning on November 28, 2010
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Qualified Scheduling Entities, QSEs with Resources, Resource Entities, TDSPs, Nodal Accountable Executives, Nodal Transition Project Managers, Market Trial Contacts
DAYS AFFECTED: November 28 – December 1, 2010
LONG DESCRIPTION: A Full-System Market and Reliability Test is scheduled to take place beginning November 28, 2010, at 14:00 CST. Once all QSEs have been switched to nodal control following the 14:00 start time, the ERCOT system will remain on nodal control through the conclusion of testing activities on 23:59 CST on November 30, 2010, and into the beginning of the first nodal go-live Operating Day that begins at 00:00 CST on December 1, 2010. Participants should take the following steps:
ACTION REQUIRED: Please advise operators and other personnel performing zonal market activities that the necessary support staff will need to be available beginning at 11:00 CST on November 28, 2010. Support staff will need to remain available throughout the transition from testing activities, which end at midnight on November 30, to the first nodal go-live Operating Day, which begins at 00:00 CST on December 1, 2010. Support staff will need to be available thereafter as appropriate to satisfy nodal go-live staffing plans.
CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact either the Market Trials team by email at [log in to unmask] or your ERCOT Account Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900.
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