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NOTICE DATE:  December 4, 2019

NOTICE TYPE:  M-A120419-01 Legal

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Integration of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative Inc. Load into the ERCOT System expected to occur on January 6, 2020


DAY AFFECTED:  January 6, 2020

LONG DESCRIPTION:  In Public Utility Commission of Texas (“Commission”) Docket No. 48400, Joint Application of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative Inc. and Lone Star Transmission LLC to Transfer Load to ERCOT, for Sale of Transmission Facilities, and Transfer of Certificate Rights in Henderson and Van Zandt Counties, the Commission issued an Order on March 13, 2019, approving the integration of the portion of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative Inc.’s (Rayburn) Load currently in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) into the ERCOT System. 

Rayburn has now given notice to ERCOT and the Commission that it intends to complete the transfer of its Load from SPP into ERCOT on January 6, 2020.  Rayburn has submitted to ERCOT a cutover plan for the integration, which ERCOT has approved.  Further, Rayburn and Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) have indicated that the transmission facilities necessary to effectuate the integration are expected to be complete in time for a January 6, 2020, integration.  Accordingly, ERCOT provides this notice to Market Participants that the integration is expected to occur on January 6, 2020, barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

As required by the Commission’s Order, ERCOT and Rayburn will provide a final notice to the Commission at least 48 hours before the integration becomes operational.  ERCOT will issue a Market Notice at the time the final notice is filed with the Commission. ERCOT will also issue a Market Notice should the expected integration date change. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Updates regarding the integration of the Rayburn Load can be found in Commission Docket No. 49051, Project to Monitor Rayburn Integration to ERCOT.

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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