NOTICE DATE: June 26, 2020
NOTICE TYPE: R-A062620-01 Retail
SHORT DESCRIPTION: ERCOT will be updating the NAESB capability in the Retail Market Test Environment to allow data exchanges utilizing TLS 1.2
INTENDED AUDIENCE: CRs and TDSPs
DAYS AFFECTED: July 27, 2020 and beyond
LONG DESCRIPTION: On July 27th ERCOT will be updating the NAESB capability in the Retail Market Test Environment to allow data exchanges utilizing TLS 1.2.
Organizations wishing to upgrade to this standard for ERCOT communications are encouraged to test both send and receive capability in that environment. Specifications and availability information for the RMTE are available here.
ERCOT will continue to support TLS 1.0 for NAESB data exchanges for the time being. Communication will be provided to the Market in advance via notice and relevant sub committees as a timeline for deprecation of TLS 1.0 for NAESB solidifies.
ACTION REQUIRED: As detailed at the Texas SET Working Group, ERCOT will be reaching out individually by unique trading partner requesting execution of a simple verification script.
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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