NOTICE DATE: July 31, 2023

NOTICE TYPE: M-A073123-01 Education/Training

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Notice of Severe Weather Drill and Deadline for Single Point of Contact Submission

INTENDED AUDIENCE: TOs and QSEs that represent Generation Resources 

DAYS AFFECTED: Deadline for Single Point of Contact Submission: August 11, 2023; Drill Date: August 24, 2023

LONG DESCRIPTION: The annual Severe Weather Drill, as required by ERCOT Nodal Operating Guide Section 1.5.4, will be conducted on August 24, 2023. All Transmission Operators (TOs) and Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs) that represent Generation Resources are required to participate in the Severe Weather Drill (Hurricane).

The 2023 Severe Weather Drill is primarily focused on emergency communications between Market Participants and ERCOT.  An event script will be emailed to each Single Point of Contact with the approximate time each simulation event will occur.  As such, ERCOT is requesting that the Single Point of Contact be submitted to ERCOT by August 11, 2023.

ACTION REQUIRED: All TOs and QSEs that represent Generation Resources must submit the name, email address, and phone number of their respective Single Point of Contact by August 11, 2023. The Single Point of Contact's phone number will be used during the simulated Hot Line calls for training. Please ensure the phone number is not a real-time operations desk phone number.

To submit this information, please click the following email link: [log in to unmask], and the appropriate subject line will be populated. Emails without the specific subject line "2023 Severe Weather Drill - Single Point of Contact" may not be timely received.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: No fees will be charged for participation in the Severe Weather Drill and no continuing education hours provided.

2023 Severe Weather Drill Schedule




August 11, 2023

5:00 PM

Company Single Points of Contact

Due to ERCOT at [log in to unmask]

August 24, 2023

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Severe Weather Drill Intro Presentation

August 24, 2023

8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Severe Weather Drill Simulation

August 24, 2023

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Severe Weather Drill Simulation Debrief

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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