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NOTICE DATE:  March 30, 2018

NOTICE TYPE:  R-A033018-01 Retail

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Posting of 2017 Texas Renewable Content Calculator   

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  All Retail Electric Providers

DAY AFFECTED:  July 1, 2018

LONG DESCRIPTION:  As required by PUCT Substantive Rule 25.476, Renewable and Green Energy Verification, ERCOT has posted the 2017 Texas Renewable Content Calculator on ERCOT.com.  This spreadsheet contains the following information:

              Percentage of total system MWh generated by fuel type from each Texas-based generator

              MWh-weighted average annual emissions rate for each Texas-based generator

              Statewide average fuel mix

              Statewide system average emission rates for each type of emission

              Default fuel mix and default emission rates

Rule 25.476(h) requires each REP to update the Electricity Facts Label (EFL) for each product currently offered or offered during the preceding calendar year no later than July 1, 2018, so that its EFL displays the renewable energy percentages determined by using the 2017 Texas Renewable Content Calculator.

Another Market Notice will be sent at a later date requesting that Retail Electric Providers submit EFLs to ERCOT pursuant to Rule 25.476(h). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The 2017 Texas Renewable Content Calculator is available on the Labeling of Electricity page of the ERCOT website.   

For more information on PUCT Substantive Rule 25.476 please visit the Electric Substantive Rules page of the PUCT’s 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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