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NOTICE DATE:  October 25, 2017

NOTICE TYPE:  R-A080117-06 Retail

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Informational workshop #4 on Mass Transition of ESI IDs between TDSPs (Sharyland to Oncor)

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  Retail Electric Providers (REPs)

DAY AFFECTED:  November 7, 2017

LONG DESCRIPTION:  On November 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, ERCOT will host the fourth informational workshop on the proposed Mass Transition of Electric Service Identifiers (ESI IDs) from Sharyland Utilities LP (Sharyland) to Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor). 

The workshop continues discussions between Retail Electric Providers (REPs), ERCOT, the PUCT, customers, and the TDSPs involved in the Mass Transition of ESI IDs with respect to the proposed exchange of retail distribution assets and retail distribution operations between Sharyland and Oncor.  Information on the proposed transfer of assets can be found on the websites of Sharyland Utilities and ONCOR.


REPs that currently serve or intend to serve retail Customers in the service areas for Sharyland are encouraged to attend this workshop.  This workshop continues a series of informational sessions that are being conducted prior to the initiation of the Mass Transition, which is expected to start in mid-December 2017.  The TDSPs will provide more details on their final preparations for the Mass Transition.  The workshop will also allow market participants an opportunity to provide feedback and ask any remaining questions about the Mass Transition process to the TDSPs and ERCOT.

Please visit the meeting pages for the first three workshops shown below for presentations describing the transition and answers to frequently asked questions.

·         Workshop #1 – August 15, 2017

·         Workshop #2 – September 6, 2017

·         Workshop #3 – October 4, 2017


Please refer to Sections 7.11.4 to 7.11.7 of the ERCOT Retail Market Guide  for market rules concerning the Mass Transition process of ESI IDs.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The workshop will be held at ERCOT’s offices in Austin and will be available via WebEx for those unable to attend in person. REPs are encouraged to submit questions they would like to have addressed by the TDSPs or ERCOT via e-mail no later than November 3, 2017. 

Please submit your questions via e-mail to Lauren Fleming, ERCOT’s project manager for this effort, at [log in to unmask].

The workshop details are as follows:

Topic:           Mass Transition of ESI IDs from Sharyland to Oncor (Workshop IV)

Date:             Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Time:             02:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location:      ERCOT Austin (Room 206)

Address:       7620 Metro Center Dr. Austin, TX 78744


WebEx Link: Webex Conference


Meeting Number:         626 179 910

Meeting Password:      110717

Audio Dial-In:               1-877-668-4493


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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