PWG Update Report By Brad Boles of Cirro Energy ERCOT PWG Vice-Chair for COPS Meeting November 11, 2008. Updated PWG 2008 Goals (ranked by Target Date).
PWG Update Report
of Cirro Energy
ERCOT PWG Vice-Chair
November 11, 2008
Updated PWG 2008 Goals
(ranked by Target Date)
18b. Distributive Generation load profiling implementation issuesA. Pending AMR Rule, AMIT and DGTF B. LPGRR being drafted C. LPGRR031 Profile Decision Tree Changes for DRG Passed COPS 2. 2008 Annual ValidationA. Basically on schedule with understandable slight delay due to Hurricane Ike for 814_20 processing 17. Advanced Metering Implementation LPG changes if neededA. Pending AMR Rule, AMIT and DGTF B. LPGRR032 Profile Decision Tree Changes for Advanced Meters was filedC. Discussed and provided Pro and Con to the AMIT team for use of “AMS” in the meter type code of the Profile ID assignment
7. IDR Analysis – 2 issues outstanding from original analysisA. November PWG agenda item B. Pertains to the minimum IDR requirement final recommendations for additional study using load research dataC. AMR Rule, AMIT and DGTF may affect scope
5. Examine ways to accommodate extreme events in Settlement processA. AMR Rule, AMIT and DGTF may affect scope and life of load profilingB. The PWG on September 24 proactively discussed how to deal with Hurricane Ike in settlement and arrived at a consensus recommendation to be presented at TACC. PUCT Order 36150D. The PWG discussed on Oct. 22 proactively if any changes need to be made to market language due to PUCT Order 36150. The PWG tabled the discussion feeling current rules should have changes based on case by case basis going forward.
Parked Projects YTD
LPGRR Drafts in progress
Change to the decision tree the valid profile ID combinations to comply with PRR766 and NPRR136, Interim Solution for 15-Minute Settlement of Advanced Meters for weather sensitive IDR profiles for Residential.
On September 24 the PWG completed the draft. Final revisions are being made and shall be filled by the PWG Chair when completed.
LPGRR032 was filled with ERCOT.
a. Back at PWG for Review in November
b. At PWG for IA Review in December
c. Expect a voting item for COPS in December.
Other LPGRR and PRR Drafts in progress
Draft LPGRR and PRR to remove PRR478 and PRR385 gray boxes from Protocal and LPG Language.
Draft LPGRR on moving Annual Validation timeline or provide flexible language for Hurricane Season impacts to milestone target dates.
Impact of Hurricanes Edouard and Ike on ERCOT Load
Presentation for ERCOT Board was given at the October PWG meeting
PWG 2008 meeting dates;
Nov. 21 and Dec. 18