NOTICE DATE:  September 1, 2016

NOTICE TYPE:  W-A081116-02 Operations

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Initial determination for Calpine Corp (RE), CTL_GT_102, CTL_GT_103, CTL_GT_104, CTL_ST_101, CTL_ST_102


DAY AFFECTED:  February 1, 2017

LONG DESCRIPTION:  On August 11, 2016 ERCOT received a Notification of Suspension of Operations (NSO) for the following Generation Resources:

The proposed effective date for the suspension of Calpine Corp (RE) – CTL_GT_102, CTL_GT_103, CTL_GT_104, CTL_ST_101, and CTL_ST_102 is February 1, 2017. 

Pursuant to requirements under ERCOT Protocols Section (3), ERCOT is issuing an initial determination that these Generation Resources are needed to support ERCOT transmission system reliability.

ERCOT intends to continue to review the impacts of this NSO on transmission system reliability, in coordination with the impacted transmission owners, in an effort to develop alternative solutions. On or before October 10, 2016, ERCOT will issue its final determination of whether these Generation Resources are necessary for providing voltage support, stability or management of localized transmission constraints under applicable reliability criteria.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  ERCOT has posted the analysis performed to arrive at its determination on the Generation page of the Market Information System (MIS) Secure Area.  An ERCOT Digital Certificate is required to access the MIS.

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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