COMPLIANCE & RELIABILITY NEWSLETTER: NERC/ REGIONAL ENTITY/ ISO EDITION – US –  May 08 – May 19, 2023

IMPORTANT ENERGY, COMPLIANCE, & RELIABILITY NEWS:

HELPFUL LINKS:

UPCOMING NERC & REGIONAL ENTITY EVENTS

Upcoming NERC Events:

Other NERC News:

US Effective Date Reliability Standard(s)
7/1/2023 TPL-001-5.1 – Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements | Implementation Plan

 

Resources for Second Quarter 2023 NERC Board of Trustees and Board Committee Meetings
10-May-23 11-May-23
Compliance Committee Agenda Package

9:00 a.m. Eastern

Technical Session Agenda Package

1:30 p.m. Eastern

Board of Trustees Agenda Package 10:00 a.m. Eastern
Technology and Security Committee Agenda Package

10:00 a.m. Eastern

Member Representatives Committee Agenda Package

 4:00 p.m. Eastern

Other: Policy Input
Corporate Governance and Human Resources Committee Agenda Package

11:15 a.m. Eastern

Webinar Information for Virtual Attendees (including speakers/presenters)            Join Meeting Password: AttendeesMay2023

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REGIONAL ENTITY EVENTS:

Upcoming MRO Events:

Upcoming NPCC Events:

Upcoming RF Events:

Upcoming SERC Events:

Upcoming Texas RE Events:

Upcoming WECC Events:

UPCOMING ISO/PUC/PSC EVENTS

Upcoming California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Events:

Recent Documents (April):

Upcoming Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT ISO) Events:

Active Nodal Protocol Revision Requests

  • NPRR956 – Designation of Providers of Transmission Additions
  • NPRR1067 – Market Entry Qualifications, Continued Participation Requirements, and Credit Risk Assessment
  • NPRR1070 – Planning Criteria for GTC Exit Solutions
  • NPRR1143 – Provide ERCOT Flexibility to Determine When ESRs May Charge During an EEA Level 3
  • NPRR1145 – Use of State Estimator-Calculated ERCOT-Wide TLFs in Lieu of Seasonal Base Case ERCOT-Wide TLFs for Settlement
  • NPRR1146 – Credit Changes to Appropriately Reflect TAO Exposure
  • NPRR1150 – Related to NOGRR230, WAN Participant Security
  • NPRR1155 – Attestation Regarding Market Participant Citizenship, Ownership, or Headquarters
  • NPRR1156 – Priority Revision Request Process
  • NPRR1157 – Incorporation of PUCT Approval into Revision Request Process
  • NPRR1161 – Clarify AVR Notification Requirements for IRRs
  • NPRR1162 – Single Agent Designation for a QSE and its Sub-QSEs for Voice Communications over the ERCOT WAN
  • NPRR1163 – Related to LPGRR070, Discontinuation of Interval Data Recorder (IDR) Meter Weather Sensitivity Process
  • NPRR1164 – Black Start and Isochronous Control Capable Identification
  • NPRR1165 – Revisions to Requirements of Providing Audited Financial Statements & Providing Independent Amount
  • NPRR1166 – Protected Information Status of DC Tie Schedule Information
  • NPRR1167 – Improvements to Firm Fuel Supply Service Based on Lessons Learned
  • NPRR1168 – Related to RMGRR172, Texas SET 0 Continuous Service Agreements Changes
  • NPRR1169 – Expansion of Generation Resources Qualified to Provide Firm Fuel Supply Service in Phase 2 of the Service
  • NPRR1170 – Capturing Natural Gas Delivery Information for Natural Gas Generation Resources
  • NPRR1171 – Requirements for DGRs and DESRs on Circuits Subject to Load Shedding
  • NPRR1172 – Fuel Adder Definition, Mitigated Offer Caps, and RUC Clawback
  • NPRR1173 – Changes Consistent With the Options Available to an MOU & EC Entering Retail Competition in the ERCOT Market
  • NPRR1174 – Market Participant’s Return of Settlement Funds to ERCOT Following Receipt of Overpayment
  • NPRR1175 – Revisions to Market Entry Financial Qualifications and Continued Participation Requirements
  • NPRR1176 – Update to EEA Trigger Levels
  • NPRR1177 – Enhance Exceptional Fuel Cost Process
  • NPRR1178 – Expectations for Resources Providing ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service
  • NPRR1179 – Fuel Purchase Requirements for Resources Submitting RUC Fuel Costs

Recently Approved NPRRs

Active Nodal Operating Guide Revision Requests

  • NOGRR215 – Limit Use of Remedial Action Schemes
  • NOGRR230 – WAN Participant Security
  • NOGRR245 – Inverter-Based Resource (IBR) Ride-Through Requirements
  • NOGRR246 – Related to NPRR1161, Clarify AVR Notification Requirements for IRRs
  • NOGRR247 – Change UFLS Stages & Load Relief Amounts
  • NOGRR248 – Related to NPRR1157, Incorporation of PUCT Approval into Revision Request Process
  • NOGRR249 – Communication of System Operating Limit Exceedances
  • NOGRR250 – Related to NPRR 1171, Requirements for DGRs and DESRs on Circuits Subject to Load Shedding
  • NOGRR251 – Add Cold Weather Conditions to Template for Emergency Operations Plan
  • NOGRR252 – Related to NPRR1176, Update to EEA Trigger Levels
  • NOGRR253 – Related to NPRR1178, Expectations for Resources Providing ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service

Active Planning Guide Revision Requests

  • PGRR073 – Related to NPRR956, Designation of Providers of Transmission Additions
  • PGRR103 – Establish Time Limit for Generator Commissioning Following Approval to Synchronize
  • PGRR104 – Related to NPRR1157, Incorporation of PUCT Approval into Revision Request Process
  • PGRR105 – Deliverability Criteria for DC Tie Imports
  • PGRR106 – Clarify Projects Included in Transmission Project Information and Tracking (TPIT) Report

Active Other Binding Documents Revision Requests

  • OBDRR044 – Related to NPRR1085, Ensuring Continuous Validity of Physical Responsive Capability (PRC) and Dispatch through Timely Changes to Resource Telemetry and Current Operating Plans (COPs)
  • OBDRR045 – Additional Revisions to Demand Response Data Definitions and Technical Specifications

Upcoming Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Meetings

Upcoming Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Events:

Recent Documents & Helpful Resources:

  • Training Resources
  • Notifications
  • 2022-10-11 Docket ER22-1640-001 – MISO submitted responses to the Commission’s August 12 letter requesting additional information regarding MISO’s April 14, 2022 Order No. 2222 Compliance Filing.
  • Comments due for the following MISO Operating Procedures:
    • SO-RA-NOP-00-452 Rev 6-DRAFT MISO Voltage Criteria and Alarming Protected pdf
    • SO-RA-NOP-09-407 Rev 3-DRAFT Remedial Action pdf

Upcoming Independent System Operator – New England (ISONE) Events:

Recent Documents & Helpful Resources:

Upcoming New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) Events: 

Recent Documents & Helpful Resources:

Upcoming PJM Events: 

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Upcoming Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Events:

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