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Hello BESTF Participants,


We have posted five Key Topic/Concept (KTC) Recommendation documents for your review.  They are posted to the meeting page of the Nov. 15th BESTF meeting.  Here is the link:  http://www.ercot.com/calendar/2019/11/15/190780-BESTF


Please submit your written comments or alternative language on the KTC documents as red-lines.  Comments are  due by COB Monday, Nov. 11th.   Please send comments to the BESTF email exploder or to [log in to unmask] and [log in to unmask].


Based on the comments received, ERCOT will revise the documents as appropriate prior to the Nov. 15th BESTF meeting.  The plan is to have further discussion on these five recommendation documents at that meeting and, if possible, finalize the documents so they can be sent to TAC for consideration at the Nov. 20th TAC meeting. 


Below is a list of the 6 topics and the five documents to assist in your review. 


a.       KTC-1  ESR Registration:  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_01_ESR_Registration_11-06-19_1442.docx


b.      KTC-3  Charging Restrictions during emergency:  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_03_Dispatch_Pricing_Mitigation_Charging_during_Emergencies_11-06-19_1540.docx


c.       KTC-5  Single Model ESRDP:  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_05_Single_Model_ESRDP_11-06-19_1545.docx


d.      KTC-7  Single Model ESR Base-Point Deviation (BPD)  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_07_Settlement_11-06-19_1434.docx


e.      KTC-7  ESR Settlement  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_07_Settlement_11-06-19_1434.docx


f.        KTC-6  Offer Structure for Single Model ESR  http://www.ercot.com/content/wcm/key_documents_lists/190781/BESTF_KTC_06_SOC_11-06-19_1600.docx



We have also updated the “BESTF Discussion Points and Issue Tracking Spreadsheet” and have posted it under “Key Documents” on the main BESTF meeting page:  Here the link:  http://www.ercot.com/committee/bestf  Please don’t hesitate to send us any comments on the Issue Tracking Spreadsheet.  (Note:  The recommendation documents discussed above may not cover all topics associated with each KTC as identified in the spreadsheet.   Topics not covered will be addressed in future meetings.)


Lastly, we have posted the BESTF Agenda for the Nov. 15th meeting.  Here the link to that meeting page: http://www.ercot.com/calendar/2019/11/15/190780-BESTF


Presentations for new topics to be discussed at that meeting will be posted later.


Thanks and hope to see you at the next BESTF meeting on Nov. 15th.


Kenneth Ragsdale


Market Design and Development


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Taylor, Texas 76574

(512)-248-3917 office

(512)-750-3505 cell


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