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NOTICE DATE:  August 30, 2018


SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Effective Date of NOGRR174


DAY AFFECTED:  September 1, 2018

LONG DESCRIPTION:  On August 7, 2018, the ERCOT Board approved Nodal Operating Guide Revision Request (NOGRR174), AVR and PSS Testing Requirements, which aligns the ERCOT Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) and Power System Stabilizer (PSS) testing requirements with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Standard MOD-026-1, Verification of Models and Data for Generator Excitation Control System or Plant Volt/Var Control Functions. 

NOGRR174 was approved with the following effective dates.

·         Upon system implementation:  Paragraphs (2)(a), (4), and (5) of Section 2.2.5, Automatic Voltage Regulators; and paragraph (7)(a) of Section 2.2.6, Power System Stabilizers

·         September 1, 2018:  All remaining paragraphs

After further review, paragraph (8) of Section 2.2.6 is also dependent upon system implementation and will not be effective on September 1, 2018 as previously approved.  A Market Notice will be issued prior to the implementation of the remainder of NOGRR174.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  NOGRR174 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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