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NOTICE DATE:  June 6, 2017

NOTICE TYPE:  M-A060617-01 Education/Training

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  New Instructor-Led Market Training Courses


DAY AFFECTED:  See course schedule below

LONG DESCRIPTION:  ERCOT has developed a new instructor-led course, Resource 301. This course presents the operation of Generation and Load Resources in the ERCOT Markets in greater detail, expanding upon the concepts in the Wholesale Markets 201<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123623#overview> course (previously named Basic Training Program).  The target audience includes Resource Entities and Qualified Scheduling Entities that represent Resources.  Topics include:

********* Types of Resources in ERCOT

********* Requirements for operating Resources in ERCOT

********* The roles of Resource Entities and QSEs in managing Resources

********* Resource commitment and dispatch in the ERCOT Market processes.

********* Resource constraints and their impact on Market and System Operations

********* Financial outcomes for Resources in ERCOT Markets

Knowledge of the concepts presented in Wholesale Markets 201<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123623#overview> is a prerequisite for the Resource 301 course.

Resource 301<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123737#schedule> will be available on a regular basis beginning in August, 2017.  The current schedule and locations of this course are shown below:

Resource 301<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123737#schedule>

August 9, 2017

 2 Days

Day 1: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Engie North America<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_ENGIE-2BNorth-2BAmerica_-4029.7451549-2C-2D95.4652251-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m5-213m4-211s0x8640c169fb3c1bdf-3A0x865e3dd1267d4c30-218m2-213d29.7451549-214d-2D95.4630364&d=DwIFAg&c=trp9rTvIdyEWh1VWB5x8_2JiPaB5oGZOtWPDws2_VoY&r=IyG-s8ZFWZt_OSv0vBtl3vUIjfBiCoPonLdhppygvio&m=RbnTEVUjUIt11Gbl8FMi6LUcUceQtTpJTMv1eboJq48&s=oVLU4-eWjQAXdm1iRuUdLS3bDJKr5ZxvjooUAU-2jS8&e= >

1990 Post Oak Blvd,

Houston, TX 77056

September 6, 2017

 2 Days

Day 1: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tenaska Power Services<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_1701-2BE-2BLamar-2BBlvd-2C-2BArlington-2C-2BTX-2B76006_-4032.763931-2C-2D97.0866022-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m5-213m4-211s0x864e8767af3c985b-3A0x95344004089182c-218m2-213d32.7638631-214d-2D97.0844033&d=DwIFAg&c=trp9rTvIdyEWh1VWB5x8_2JiPaB5oGZOtWPDws2_VoY&r=IyG-s8ZFWZt_OSv0vBtl3vUIjfBiCoPonLdhppygvio&m=RbnTEVUjUIt11Gbl8FMi6LUcUceQtTpJTMv1eboJq48&s=xI9du1fSZyecVK2KMCCrNO2TD4u3jogoIF6KXXvjpnw&e= >

1701 E. Lamar Blvd

Arlington, TX  76006

In addition, ERCOT has revised the instructor-led course previously known as the Basic Training Program to better align the content with the rest of its courses including Resources 301.  Wholesale Markets 201<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123623#overview> is a comprehensive study of ERCOT Wholesale Market Operations.  This three-day course explores the operational and financial requirements of the Day-Ahead Market, Reliability Unit Commitment and Real-Time Market processes. The course is designed for Qualified Scheduling Entities, but will also benefit Resource Entities, Load Serving Entities and anyone requiring a detailed study of ERCOT Wholesale Market Operations.

Wholesale Markets 201<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123623#overview> will be available on a regular basis beginning in July, 2017.  The current schedule and locations of this course are shown below:

Wholesale Markets 201<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/course/123623#overview>

July 25, 2017

 3 Days

Day 1: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Day 3: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CPS Energy<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_4514-2BFrank-2BBryant-2BLn-2C-2BSan-2BAntonio-2C-2BTX-2B78219_-4029.4284093-2C-2D98.4048482-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m5-213m4-211s0x865cf6aa4939c707-3A0xdc89fbb979d15669-218m2-213d29.4284093-214d-2D98.4026595&d=DwIFAg&c=trp9rTvIdyEWh1VWB5x8_2JiPaB5oGZOtWPDws2_VoY&r=IyG-s8ZFWZt_OSv0vBtl3vUIjfBiCoPonLdhppygvio&m=RbnTEVUjUIt11Gbl8FMi6LUcUceQtTpJTMv1eboJq48&s=5X1DXenMB0azz19E1-tYKu4xvuY-C4p0eW2al2JpC7c&e= >
4514 Frank Bryant Ln.
San Antonio, TX 78219

October 23, 2017

 3 Days

Day 1: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Day 3: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ERCOT Austin<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_7620-2BMetro-2BCenter-2BDr-2C-2BAustin-2C-2BTX-2B78744_-4030.2162694-2C-2D97.69449-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m5-213m4-211s0x8644b6aea92d89c1-3A0x217fa3e1e0d52115-218m2-213d30.2162694-214d-2D97.6923013&d=DwIFAg&c=trp9rTvIdyEWh1VWB5x8_2JiPaB5oGZOtWPDws2_VoY&r=IyG-s8ZFWZt_OSv0vBtl3vUIjfBiCoPonLdhppygvio&m=RbnTEVUjUIt11Gbl8FMi6LUcUceQtTpJTMv1eboJq48&s=tiI0DiU_QnYUkLzeDprG4m_CPMWG4_keQuZD8j2Dw8M&e= >
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  To enroll in a course, go to the ERCOT Training website at http://www.ercot.com/services/training/. Select the course you are interested in attending. On the "Schedule/Registration" tab, select the "Enroll Online" link under "REGISTRATION" to register for the course.

These courses are part of a series of instructor-led and web-based training courses available to Market Participants. To view the complete catalog of ERCOT market and operational courses, select Course Catalog<http://www.ercot.com/services/training/courses> from the ERCOT Training website.

CONTACT:  If you have any questions, please contact ERCOT Training via email at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. You may also contact your ERCOT Account Manager or call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900

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