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NOTICE DATE:  May 16, 2014
SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Implementation details of NPRR571
DAY AFFECTED:  June 1, 2014
LONG DESCRIPTION:  On June 1, 2014, ERCOT will implement Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 571, ERS Weather-Sensitive Loads Requirements, which was approved by the ERCOT Board on December 10, 2013.
NPRR571 establishes rules for limited participation in Emergency Response Service (ERS) by Loads with Demand response capability that is highly sensitive to weather conditions.  This NPRR also introduces appropriate calculations for qualification, baseline definition, monitoring and verification, availability, performance, and payment.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Pursuant to Nodal Protocol Section 21.6, Nodal Protocol Revision Implementation, ERCOT is required to provide notice of implementation of any NPRR that is not implemented the first date of the month following Board approval.  This notice must be provided as soon as practicable, but no later than ten days prior to implementation.
NPRR571<http://www.ercot.com/mktrules/issues/nprr/551-575/571#summary> and associated documents can be found on the ERCOT website.
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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