July 18, 2024

ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

ERCOT, IMM Share Details on Ancillary Services Study
ERCOT staff have made a pair of preliminary recommendations as part of their collaboration on an ancillary services study that is due to Texas regulators before year’s end.
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Renewable Developers Oppose Proposed ERCOT IBR Rule
Several renewable energy developers are opposing ERCOT stakeholders’ approval of a controversial rule change that would impose voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.  
ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee Briefs: Oct. 24, 2023
ERCOT stakeholders and staff tabled a protocol revision request implementing a new ancillary service that faces a tight statutory timeline.
ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee Briefs: June 27, 2023
ERCOT staff said it faces a tight timeline to add a new ancillary service by Dec. 1, 2024, as required by the recent Texas legislative session.
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ERCOT TAC Endorses Agreement on ‘Exceptional’ Fuel Costs
ERCOT stakeholders have endorsed a protocol change requiring resources to file exceptional fuel costs that include contractual and pipeline-mandated costs.
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ERCOT Stakeholders Endorse Staff’s Bridge to PCM
ERCOT stakeholders have thrown their support behind staff’s recommended changes to the ORDC that will serve as a bridge to regulators' proposed market design.
ERCOT Looking to ORDC Changes, Ancillary Services as Bridge to PCM
ERCOT is looking at a revised operating reserve demand curve and additional ancillary services to bridge the proposed performance credit mechanism.
ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee Briefs: Feb. 20, 2023
ERCOT staff briefed the Technical Advisory Committee on its recommended bridging solution options for the Texas PUC’s preferred market redesign.
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ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee Briefs: Jan. 24, 2023
ERCOT is analyzing information from generators that were forced offline during the December winter storm to better understand why thermal outages were an issue.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Dec. 19-20, 2022
ERCOT’s board has stripped away its corporate members’ right to vote on future changes to the bylaws, rejecting stakeholders’ alternative recommendation.

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