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NOTICE DATE:  January 3, 2020

NOTICE TYPE:  M-A120419-02 Legal

SHORT DESCRIPTION:  Second Notice - Integration of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative Inc. Load into the ERCOT System to begin January 6, 2020


DAYS AFFECTED:  January 6, 7, and 21, 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. 

On January 3, 2020, ERCOT, Rayburn, and Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC filed a joint notice with the Commission to confirm that the integration of Rayburn’s Load into the ERCOT System will begin on January 6, 2020, barring any unforeseen circumstances.  The notice filed with the Commission states that the integration of Rayburn’s Load is expected to occur in three phases, with the first concluding on January 6, 2020, and the second concluding on January 7, 2020.  Each of the first two phases will establish a radial connection from Rayburn’s Load to the ERCOT System.  The third phase, which will fully network Rayburn’s Load into the ERCOT System, is estimated to conclude on January 21, 2020.

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