NOTICE DATE: June 29, 2022

NOTICE TYPE: M-A062922-01 Education/Training

SHORT DESCRIPTION: 2022 Summer Load Shed Exercise


DAYS AFFECTED: July 14, 2022

LONG DESCRIPTION: As required by Texas Public Utility Regulatory Act (PURA) Section 38.077, ERCOT is required to conduct a summer load shed tabletop exercise during a summer month. That exercise will take place , on July 14, 2022, from 09:00 - 12:00 CDT., and ERCOT requests the participation of providers of electric generation service and transmission and distribution service in the ERCOT power region.  This exercise will be offered virtually via WebEx.

To participate, the WebEx information is as follows

Meeting Number: 2558 982 6986

Password: 071422



Welcome/Cover Objectives                        

James Ballard - ERCOT


Reserves and Physical Responsive Capability

James Ballard - ERCOT




10:10 – 10:35

Manual Load Shed Process

Andy Stephens – Golden Spread Electric Cooperative

10:35 – 11:00

Control Center Operations During Load Shed and EMS Load Shed Tool Functionality

Jimmy Plourde- CenterPoint

11:00 – 11:10



11:10 – 12:00

Diminishing Reserves and Load Shed

James Ballard - ERCOT


ACTION REQUIRED: Transmission Operators: Please pass along this information to any distribution companies/municipalities/cooperatives that you work with in real-time during a load-shed emergency.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: No fees will be charged for this exercise as no Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) will be awarded.

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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