The ERCOT Board of Directors Feb. 9 remanded to the Technical Advisory Committee a proposal to pay lost opportunity costs to generators ordered to ramp down for grid reliability.
Nodal protocol revision request (NPRR) 649, in the works since September 2014, received 56% support in a TAC roll call vote in November, short of the two-thirds threshold for approval.
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