Upcoming NERC Events:

Upcoming NERC Standards for 2022:

US Effective Date

Reliability Standard(s)



CIP-012-1 – Cyber Security – Communications between Control Centers
PRC-002-2 – Disturbance Monitoring & Reporting Requirements (100% Compliance for R2-R4, R6-R11)



CIP-005-7 – Cyber Security – Electronic Security Perimeter(s)
CIP-010-4 – Cyber Security – Configuration Change Management & Vulnerability Assessments
CIP-013-2 – Cyber Security – Supply Chain Risk Management
PRC-024-3 – Frequency & Voltage Settings for Generating Resources

Upcoming Texas RE Events:


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

Active Nodal Protocol Revision Requests

  • NPRR956 – Designation of Providers of Transmission Additions
  • NPRR981 – Day-Ahead Market Price Correction Process
  • NPRR1058 – Resource Offer Modernization for Real-Time Co-Optimization
  • NPRR1067 – Market Entry Qualifications, Continued Participation Requirements, and Credit Risk Assessment
  • NPRR1070 – Planning Criteria for GTC Exit Solutions
  • NPRR1084 – Improvements to Reporting of Resource Outages and Derates
  • NPRR1085 – Ensuring Continuous Validity of Physical Responsive Capability (PRC) & Dispatch through Timely Changes to Resource Telemetry and Current Operating Plans (COPs)
  • NPRR1088 – Applying Forward Adjustment Factors to Forward Market Positions and Un-applying Forward Adjustment Factors to Prior Market Positions
  • NPRR1089 – Requiring Highest-Ranking Representative, Official, or Officer of a Resource Entity to Execute Weatherization and Natural Gas Declarations
  • NPRR1100 – Emergency Switching Solutions for Energy Storage Resources
  • NPRR1110 – Black Start Requirements Update
  • NPRR1112 – Reduction of Unsecured Credit Limits
  • NPRR1118 – Clarifications to the OSA Process
  • NPRR1119 – Removal of Extraneous Language Pertaining to the Calculation of Weekly Generation and Load Resource Capacity Forecasts
  • NPRR1121 – Add a Posting Requirement to the Exceptional Fuel Cost Submission Process
  • NPRR1126 – Default Uplift Allocation Enhancement
  • NPRR1127 – Clarification of ERCOT Hotline Uses
  • NPRR1128 – Allow FFR Procurement up to FFR Limit Without Proration
  • NPRR1129 – Posting ESI IDs of Transmission-Voltage Customer Opt-Outs
  • NPRR1130 – Weatherization Inspection Fees Sunset Date Extension
  • NPRR1131 – Controllable Load Resource Participation in Non-Spin
  • NPRR1132 – Communicate Operating Limitations during Cold and Hot Weather Conditions
  • NPRR1133 – Clarify Responsibilities for Submission of Planning Model Data for DC Ties
  • NPRR1134 – Related to RMGRR168, Modify ERCOT’s Mass Transition Responsibilities
  • NPRR1135 – Add On-Line Status Check for Resources Telemetering OFFNS for Ancillary Service Imbalance Settlements
  • NPRR1136 – Updates to Language Regarding a QSE Moving Ancillary Service Responsibility Between Resources
  • NPRR1137 – Updates to Section1
  • NPRR1138 – Communication of Capability and Status of Online IRRs at 0 MW Output
  • NPRR1139 – Adjustments to Capacity Shortfall Ratio Share for IRRs

Recently Approved Nodal Operating Guide Revision Requests (05/12/2022 Approval Date)

  • NPRR1125 – Use of Financial Security for Securitization Default Charge & Securitization Uplift Charge Invoices & Escrow Deposit Requests
  • NPRR1124 – Recovering Actual Fuel Costs through RUC Guarantee
  • NPRR1123 – Clarifications for PURA Subchapter N Securitization Uplift Charges
  • NPRR1122 – Clarifications for PURA Subchapter M Securitization Default Charges
  • NPRR1117 – Related to SMOGRR025, Modifications to Line Loss Compensation Requirement for EPS Metering
  • NPRR1116 – Remove Obsolete Reference to Market Information System (MIS)
  • NPRR1108 – ERCOT Shall Approve or Deny All Resource Outage Requests
  • NPRR1096 – Require Sustained Two-Hour Capability for ECRS and Four-Hour Capability for Non-Spin
  • NPRR1092 – Reduce RUC Offer Floor and Remove RUC Opt-Out Provision

Active Nodal Operating Guide Revision Requests

  • NOGRR215 – Limit Use of Remedial Action Schemes
  • NOGRR226 – Revision to 5% Transmission Operator (TO) Load Shedding Relay Set Point
  • NOGRR230 – WAN Participant Security
  • NOGRR240 – Direct Current Tie (DC Tie) Ride-Through Requirements
  • NOGRR241 – Related to NPRR1127, Clarification of ERCOT Hotline Uses

Active Planning Guide Revision Requests

  • PGRR073 – Related to NPRR956, Designation of Providers of Transmission Additions
  • PGRR100 – Steady-State Case Building Timeline Update
  • PGRR101 – Related to NPRR1133, Clarify Responsibilities for Submission of Planning Model Data for DC Ties

Active Other Binding Documents Revision Requests

  • OBDRR040 – ORDC Changes Related to NPRR1131, Controllable Load Participation in Non-Spin
  • OBDRR041 – Updates to Requirements for Aggregate Load Participation in the ERCOT Markets
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