Texas QSE To Pay $8,500 Under Settlement With PUC Staff
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Power Generation Services, Inc. (PGS) would pay $8,500 under a settlement with Staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas for alleged violations of Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Protocols § 18.104.22.168.1, related to Suspension of Qualification of Non-Weather-Sensitive Emergency Response Service Resources and/or their Qualified Scheduling Entities
As stated in the settlement, PGS was contracted to provide ERS - 30 during the February - May 2017 Contract Period
for the following Time Periods: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
As stated in the settlement, PGS's portfolio-level ERS Availability Factor (ERSAF) in the February - May 2017 Contract Period was 0.6868.
Under the ERS program, if a QSE does not achieve a 0.95 ERSAF, the QSE is subject to suspension from participating in ERS as well as administrative penalties levied by the Commission.
"PGS failed to achieve a portfolio-level ERSAF of 0.95 or greater," the settlement states
The settlement states that, on September 30, 2017, PGS terminated its ERS service.
The settlement states that, on January 31, 2018, PGS terminated its status as a QSE.