NOTICE DATE: July 30, 2015
NOTICE TYPE: W-A070115-02 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Initial and final determinations of RMR status for Luminant Generation Company LLC (RE), Martin Lake Units 1 and 2
INTENDED AUDIENCE: ERCOT Market Participants
DAYS AFFECTED: October 1, 2015 and January 1, 2016
LONG DESCRIPTION: On July 1, 2015, ERCOT received a Notification of Suspension of Operations (NSO) for the following Generation Resources:
The NSO indicated that these two units would be mothballed on a seasonal basis, with a Seasonal Operation Period beginning on May 15 and ending on September 30 each year. The proposed effective date for the suspension of MLSES_UNIT 1 is January 1, 2016. The proposed effective date for the suspension of MLSES_UNIT 2 is October 1, 2015.
ERCOT has completed its review and is issuing this initial determination that these Resources are not required to support ERCOT transmission system reliability (i.e. voltage support, stability or management of localized transmission constraints under first contingency criteria). Pursuant to ERCOT Protocol Section 18.104.22.168(5), this Market Notice will also serve as ERCOT’s final determination that the two Resources may be mothballed on a seasonal basis according to the schedule in the NSO.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In support of these determinations, ERCOT has posted its analysis on the Generation page of the Market Information System (MIS) Secure Area. An ERCOT Digital Certificate is required to access the MIS.
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