NOTICE DATE: October 22, 2021
NOTICE TYPE: W-A102221-01 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Update to forecast variability process beginning November 1, 2021
INTENDED AUDIENCE: ERCOT Market Participants
DAYS AFFECTED: November 1, 2021 onwards
LONG DESCRIPTION: Beginning with Operating Day November 1, 2021, ERCOT will update the forecast variability process. Specifically, ERCOT will determine any increase in Non-Spin requirement for Operating Day hours that have an increased potential for high forecast variability by close of business (COB) two days in advance. Additionally, ERCOT will post the updated Non-Spin quantities in the DAM Ancillary Service Plan (EMIL ID NP4-33-CD | Report Type ID 12316) report created one day in advance of the Operating Day. For example, for Operating Day November 1, 2021, ERCOT will determine any increase in Non-Spin quantities for hours with a potential for high forecast variability by close of business on October 30, 2021. ERCOT will post any update to the Non-Spin quantities in the DAM Ancillary Service Plan (EMIL ID NP4-33-CD | Report Type ID 12316) report for Operating Day November 1, 2021 that is posted the morning of October 31, 2021. (Typical posting time is around 5:00 am).
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