Knowledge Articles

  • Demand Response (DR) Testing Requirements 1

    Description: emand Response (DR) Testing Requirements

    Keywords: LMR, Load Modifying Resource, Behind the Meter, Demand Resource, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Module E, Module E-1

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Executing Zonal Resource Credit (ZRC) Transactions

    Description: Zonal Resource Credit (ZRC) transactions allow two Market Participants to exchange Zonal Resource Credits (ZRCs).

    Keywords: ZRC, Zonal Resource Credit, Resource Adequacy, Transfer, Exchange, Resource Adequacy

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Fixed Resource Adequacy Plan (FRAP)

    Description: Describes the Fixed Resource Adequacy Plan requirements.

    Keywords: Fixed Resource Adequacy, Plan, Planning, FRAP, Resource Adequacy, Planning Reserve Margin, Local Clearing, Local Resource, Submit

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Fixed Resource Adequacy Plan (FRAP) Zonal Resource Credits (ZRCs)

    Description: Describes the Fixed Resource Adequacy Plan

    Keywords: Fixed Resource, FRAP, Zonal Resource Credit, ZRC, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Reserve Margin, Local Clearing, Local Resource

    Views: 232

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Full Responsibility Transactions (FRT)

    Description: Full Responsibility Transactions (FRT)

    Keywords: FRT, Full Responsibility, Transaction, Load obligation, MECT, Module E, Capacity Tracking, Resource Adequacy, Planning

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Full Responsibility Transactions (FRT) Defined

    Description: Market Participants may assume load obligation(s) for another Market Participant entering a FRT in the MECT.

    Keywords: Load obligation, FRT, Full Responsibility Transaction, Module E, Capacity Tracking, MECT, Resource Adequacy, Planning

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Generator Availability Data System (GADS) Unlock Units

    Description: PowerGADS data entry is locked after the submission deadline has passed.

    Keywords: GADS, Generator Availability Data, PowerGADS, Unlock, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Capacity

    Views: 76

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Generator Capability Testing

    Description: Describes testing requirements for generator capability in MISO.

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, Generator, Testing, Summer Peak, Winter Peak, Net Capability, Planning

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Generator Verification Test Capacity (GVTC) Corrections by Unit Type

    Description: Corrections for Air Temperature, Relative Humidity and Cooling Water Temperature are applied based on unit type.

    Keywords: GVTC, Generator Verification Test, Correction, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 190

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    Published On: Aug 9, 2022

  • Generator Verification Test Capacity (GVTC) Peak Date and Times

    Description: Brief description of GVTC value and location of summer peak date and time.

    Keywords: GVTC, Generator, Verification, Test, Capacity, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Summer, Peak, Planning

    Views: 200

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • How is Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR) calculated

    Description: Planning Resources are maintained for each Local Resource Zone (LRZ) to meet the MISO footprint’s Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR).

    Keywords: PRMR, Calculated, Calculation, Planning Reserve Margin, Local Resource Zone, Planning, Resource Adequacy

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • ICAP Deferral Credit Expiration (Installed Capacity)

    Description: MISO will adjust the Market Participant’s credit requirements within ten (10) Business Days of the full ICAP being met and validated by MISO.

    Keywords: ICAP, Defer, Deferral, Credit Requirement, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Auction, Request

    Views: 64

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • Installed Capacity (ICAP) Deferral Purpose

    Description: ICAP Deferrals allow Market Participants (MPs) to participate in the Planning Resource Auction (PRA) using Zonal Resource Credits (ZRCs) that meet defined

    Keywords: ICAP, Installed Capacity, Defer, Deferral, Planning Resource Auction, Zonal Resource Credit, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 101

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • Local Clearing Requirement (LCR)

    Description: MISO will determine the import and export limits for each Local Resource Zone (LRZ) by performing a transfer analysis study.

    Keywords: LCR, Local Clearing, Local Resource Zone, LRZ, Resource Adequacy, Planning

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • Local Resource Zones (LRZ)

    Description: Describes LRZ purpose, how they are determined and details.

    Keywords: LRZ, Local Resource Zone, Planning, Demand, Loss of Load, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 480

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • LSE’s Local Clearing Requirement for LSE’s Using a FRAP

    Description: A sufficient volume of Planning Resources must be located in the same LRZ as the LSE's PRMR to meet the LRZ's LCR

    Keywords: A sufficient volume of Planning Resources must be located in the same Local Resource Zone (LRZ) as the Load Serving Entities’ (LSE) Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR) to meet the LRZ’s Local Clearing Requirement (LCR).

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • MISO Communication System (MCS) Monthly Availability Data

    Description: MISO Communication System (MCS) Monthly Availability Data

    Keywords: MCS, Communication System, Monthly Availability, LMR, Load Modifying, MECT, Module E, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 25

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR)

    Description: Each Load Serving Entity’s (LSE’s) total obligation will be referred to as the Planning Reserve Margin Requirement (PRMR).

    Keywords: Planning Reserve Margin Requirement, PRMR, Zonal Resource Credit, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 418

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • Planning Resource Auction (PRA)

    Description: MISO’s PRA mechanics provide LSEs in MISO an option to procure Planning Resources through an annual auction process known as the Planning Resource Auction

    Keywords: PRA, RA, Planning, Auction, LRZ, Load Reserve Zone

    Views: 158

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • State Regulatory Role

    Description: Describes the role and authority of state utility commissions and Relevant Electric Retail Regulatory Authorities (RERRA) in MISO’s Resource Adequacy.

    Keywords: Utility, Commissioner, Regulatory, State, Regulator, RERRA, Resource Adequacy, Utilities, State, Electric, Retail, Authority

    Views: 35

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • Submit Non-Coincidental Peak Load Forecasts

    Description: Market Participants serving load within MISO must submit a Non-Coincident Peak Load forecast(s) each year by midnight November 1st.

    Keywords: Non-Coincident Peak, Submit, Load Forecast, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Summer, Winter, Seasonal

    Views: 63

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • Submitting Energy for Load Forecasts

    Description: Market Participants serving load within MISO must submit an Energy For Load forecast(s) each year by midnight November 1.

    Keywords: Submit, Energy, Load Forecast, Resource Adequacy, Planning Year, Peak Load, Seasonal, MECT, Module E

    Views: 65

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • Submitting Peak Load Forecast

    Description: Market Participants serving load within MISO must submit a Coincident Peak Load forecast(s) each year by midnight November 1

    Keywords: Peak, Load Forecast, Submit, Resource Adequacy, Coincident Peak, Planning Year

    Views: 89

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • Zonal Deliverability Benefit (ZDB)

    Description: Price separation between Local Resource Zones (LRZs), External Resource Zones (ERZs), or groupings of LRZs, including Sub-Regional Resource Zone (SRRZs)

    Keywords: Zonal, Deliverability, ZDB, Resource Adequacy, Local Resource, LRZ, External Resource, ERZ, Sub-Regional, SRRZ, Planning, Auction

    Views: 68

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    Published On: Aug 2, 2022

  • GADS Unlock Request (Generating Availability Data System

    Description: Request a GADS Resource Unlock

    Keywords: Reasource Adequacy, RA, Capacity, PowerGADS, GVTC, Generation Verification Test Capacity, OMC Codes

    Views: 34

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    Published On: May 2, 2022

  • MOD 25 Reporting

    Description: MOD 25

    Keywords: MOD-032, compliance, transmission Planner, TP

    Views: 59

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    Published On: Sep 19, 2022

  • Timeline to Participate in the PRA

    Description: An overview of steps required for a resource to participate in an upcoming PRA

    Keywords: PRA, Steps, Resource, Participate

    Views: 106

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    Published On: Aug 8, 2022

  • DSRI timetable and API

    Description: What changes are necessary to existing applications that populate the MCS LMR Availability/Self Scheduled screen via API in order to work with DSRI?

    Keywords: MCS, LMR, BTMG, Availability,Demand Side Resource Interface

    Views: 75

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    Published On: Apr 1, 2022

  • CCE SEASONAL ACCREDITED CAPACITY MAIN DISPLAY

    Description: Screen shots and steps to access the CCE Seasonal Accredited Capacity main display

    Keywords: Seasonal Accredited Capacity, Resource Adequacy, MECT, Module E Capacity Tracking, CCE, SAC

    Views: 323

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    Published On: Sep 16, 2022

  • Non-MISO Transaction Bulletin Board

    Description: Accessing the Non-MISO Transaction Bulletin Board

    Keywords: PRA, Capacity, Market, ZRC, Zonal Resource Credit, Reserves, Energy, Contracts, Bilateral, Replacement

    Views: 153

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    Published On: Apr 26, 2022

  • Electric Storage Resources FAQ

    Description: FAQs for Electric Storage Resource implementation

    Keywords: ESR, Electric Storage Resource

    Views: 619

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • Electric Storage Resources: Getting Started

    Description: Information on how to get started with providing Electric Storage Resource(ESR) in the market.

    Keywords: ESR, Resource Adequacy, Electric Storage Resource

    Views: 162

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • MISO PowerGADS FAQ

    Description: Changes to PowerGADS with the RAN Seasonal Construct

    Keywords: PowerGADS, RAN, Seasonal Construct, GVTC

    Views: 38

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    Published On: Nov 1, 2022

  • Seasonal MISO Net Capacity Verification Test or Generation Verification Test Capacity (GVTC) Tips

    Description: Tips for Seasonal MISO Net Capacity Verification Test or GVTC

    Keywords: PowerGADS, GVTC, Net Capacity

    Views: 468

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • Accessing PowerGADS CCE Environment

    Description: How to access the CCE Environment for PowerGADS

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, PowerGADS, GVTC, SAC, RAN

    Views: 39

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    Published On: Sep 16, 2022

  • Enrolling Behind-the-Meter generation in MECT

    Description: How to Register BTMG in the MECT Tool

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, MECT, BTMG, Behind the Meter

    Views: 68

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    Published On: Sep 9, 2022

  • Registering a Demand Response Resource in MECT

    Description: How to Register a Demand Response Resource in MECT.

    Keywords: MECT, Demand Response, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 103

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • Registering an Energy Efficiency in MECT

    Description: How to Register an Energy Efficiency in MECT

    Keywords: MECT, Resource Adequacy, Energy Efficiency,

    Views: 30

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • Registering an External Resource in MECT

    Description: How to Register an External Resource in MECT

    Keywords: MECT, External Resource, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 73

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    Published On: Aug 23, 2022

  • Submitting Total Area Forecast in MECT

    Description: How Submit Total Area Forecast in MECT

    Keywords: MECT, Total Area Forecast, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 53

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    Published On: Aug 29, 2022

  • Coincident Peak in MECT

    Description: How to Submit Coincident Peak in MECT

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, MECT, Coincident Peak

    Views: 39

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    Published On: Sep 9, 2022

  • How to Access MECT in the Customer Connectivity Environment (CCE)

    Description: Instructions for access MECT in the CCE

    Keywords: MECT, SAC, CCE, RA, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 26

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    Published On: Sep 9, 2022

  • PowerGADS the Newest Version Q&A

    Description: PowerGADS Q&A

    Keywords: PowerGADs, Resource Adequacy, GVTC

    Views: 61

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    Published On: Sep 9, 2022

  • How to Access and Use PowerGADS

    Description: How to Access and Use PowerGADS

    Keywords: PowerGADS, GVTC, Net Capacity, Generator Availability Test Data

    Views: 105

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    Published On: Sep 27, 2022

  • MECT Tool Changes for Seasonal Accredited Capacity

    Description: This video shows the changes in the MECT tool for Confirm/Convert SAC and the Seasonal Accredited Capacity screens.

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, Seasonal Accredited Capacity, SAC, MECT

    Views: 69

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    Published On: Oct 7, 2022

  • MECT - Registration Changes with SAC

    Description: Video on changes in Registration for the Seasonal Accredited Capacity Construct in the MECT Tool.

    Keywords: RA, Resource Adequacy, SAC, MECT

    Views: 54

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    Published On: Oct 7, 2022

  • How to Use the Resource Adequacy SAC Unit Template

    Description: Guide on how to fill out template to get your SAC calculation for a unit.

    Keywords: RA, SAC, Resource Adequacy, SAC Unit Template

    Views: 87

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    Published On: Oct 21, 2022

  • Resource Adequacy/Seasonal Accredited Capacity FAQ

    Description: Frequently Asked Questions

    Keywords: RAN, RA, Resource Adequacy, RA Hours, ISAC, SAC, Schedule 53

    Views: 28

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    Published On: Nov 21, 2022