NOTICE DATE:  September 21, 2016

NOTICE TYPE:  W-A041414-09 Release - Wholesale

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  WebEx presentation on the Features and Enhancements to the Outage Scheduler Application

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  QSE and TSP Outage Coordination and Real-Time Management and Support Personnel

DAY AFFECTED:  Thursday, September 29, 2016 13:30 – 15:30 CDT

LONG DESCRIPTION:  The PR174-01 2015 Outage Scheduler Enhancements project combines the release of Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 219 (Resolution of Alignment Items A33, A92, A106, and A150 - TSPs Must Submit Outages for Resource Owned Equipment and Clarification of Changes in Status of Transmission Element Postings) and System Change Request (SCR) 783 (Outage Scheduler Enhancements -- Groups 2 and 3, Group Outage Usability and Filtering Enhancements) into one project.

This project is scheduled to be implemented on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 18:30 CDT.

ERCOT will host a truncated WebEx presentation of the Outage Scheduler Instructor-Led Training course for QSEs and TSPs who submit Transmission Facility and/or Resource outages.  This presentation will only discuss:

·         Outage Scheduler Rules for QSEs and TSPs

·         Summary Page and Custom Filter Features

·         Editing Outages in Received at ERCOT status

·         Miscellaneous Summary Page Features

·         Submitting Actual Start, Actual End and New Planned End Rules

·         Outage Scheduler Procedures for Resource Entities changing QSEs.

·         MIS Outage Scheduler Reports

·         Questions and Answers


To join the meeting, go to:

Topic: WebEx presentation on the Features and Enhancements to the Outage Scheduler Application

Meeting Number: 625 124 427
Meeting Password: Outage

Audio conference information
Call-in toll-free number: 1-877-668-4493
Access code: 625 124 427

(Note:  When logging into WebEx, please make note of your Personal Identification Number (PIN).

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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