NOTICE DATE: June 7, 2023

NOTICE TYPE: M-D050523-03 Operations

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Implementation Details for ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service

INTENDED AUDIENCE: All Market Participants

DAYS AFFECTED: June 9, 2023

LONG DESCRIPTION: On June 9, 2023, ERCOT will implement changes related to the initiation of ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service (ECRS).  The implementation of ECRS will complete work being done to implement Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 863, Creation of ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service and Revisions to Responsive Reserve, and related Revision Requests.  Specifically, the language associated with the following NPRRs, Nodal Operating Guide Revisions Requests (NOGRRs), and Other Binding Document Revision Requests (OBDRRs) will take effect on June 9, 2023 as part of this effort:

ERCOT hosted a workshop on April 3, 2023 to outline the implementation details related to ECRS.  Market Operations Test Environment (MOTE) testing in support of this implementation is currently in progress and weekly Market Readiness meetings are currently taking place every Tuesday at 10:00 am through June 6, 2023.  The link to the next Weekly Market Readiness Meeting is located here.

ACTION REQUIRED: Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs) that manage Resources are encouraged to participate in weekly ECRS Market Readiness calls and MOTE submission activities from April 20 - June 6, 2023.  A QSE that wishes to qualify Resources to provide ECRS may submit a request for qualification by contacting its respective ERCOT Account Manager.

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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