NOTICE DATE:  September 19, 2016


SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Implementation Details of NPRR712


DAY AFFECTED:  October 1, 2016

LONG DESCRIPTION:  On October 1, 2016, Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 712, Clarification of RUC Process, will be partially implemented.  NPRR712 was approved by the ERCOT Board on December 8, 2015.

NPRR712 will add a list of Off-line available Resources having a start-up time of one hour or less into each RUC process. For each RUC process, ERCOT will review this list of Off-line available Resources having a start-up time of one hour or less in addition to the RUC optimization committed Resources before issuing Dispatch Instructions to QSEs to commit, extend, or decommit Resources.

All Protocol language related to NPRR712 will be unboxed with the exception of paragraph (3) of Section 8.1.2, Current Operating Plan (COP) Performance Requirements. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Pursuant to Nodal Protocol Section 21.6, Nodal Protocol Revision Implementation, ERCOT is required to provide notice as soon as practicable, but no later than ten days prior to implementation.   

NPRR712 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].

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