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: Jan 23, 2024

  • Equivalent Forced Outage Rate Demand (XEFORd) in Generator Availability Data System (GADS)

    Description: Defines and describes XEFORd (Equivalent Forced Outage Rate Demand)

    Keywords: XEFORd, GADS, Generator Data, Resource Adequacy, Planning, Forced Outage,

    Views: 139

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • 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

    Views: 1139

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • 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

    Views: 1172

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • 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: 821

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • Full Responsibility Transactions (FRT)

    Description: Full Responsibility Transactions (FRT)

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

    Views: 89

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • 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

    Views: 201

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • Generator Availability Data System (GADS)

    Description: Types of data imported to MISO PowerGads system.

    Keywords: GADS, Generator Availability Data, Import, PowerGADS, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 85

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    Published On: May 29, 2024

  • Generator Availability Data System (GADS) Adding New Unit

    Description: Generation Resources greater than or equal to 10 MW (based on Generation Verification Tested Capacity (GVTC)) must submit their Generator Availability Data

    Keywords: GADS, Generator Availability, Add, PowerGADS, GVTC, Capacity, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 42

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • Generator Availability Data System (GADS) Reporting Timeline

    Description: GADS data must be submitted on a quarterly basis.

    Keywords: GADS, Generator Availability, Reporting, Timeline, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 68

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • 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: 321

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • 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: 582

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    Published On: Jan 23, 2024

  • Generator Verification Test Capacity (GVTC) Extension Request

    Description: MPs representing Generation Resources are required to use reasonable efforts to submit GVTC by October 31 prior to the upcoming Planning Year

    Keywords: GVTC, Extension, Reporting Deadline, Resource Adequacy, Submit, Generator, Verification, Planning Year

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • 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: 958

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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

    Views: 414

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 318

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 492

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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

    Views: 955

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 3524

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: Resource Adequacy, Planning Resources, Local Clearing Requirement, Local Resource Zone, LRZ, LSE, Planning Reserve Margin Requirement, PRMR

    Views: 191

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • Load Modifying Resource (LMR) Availability Data

    Description: Load Modifying Resource (LMR) Availability Data

    Keywords: DSRI, Demand Side Resource Interface, Monthly Availability, LMR, Load Modifying Resource, MWs Available for MISO, Self-Scheduled MWs, ZRC, Zonal Resource Credits, PRA, MECT, Module E, Resource Adequacy, Planning

    Views: 550

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 2157

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 1511

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 273

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 165

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 247

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 354

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 1465

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    Published On: May 7, 2024

  • 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: 161

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • 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: 379

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    Published On: Jul 5, 2023

  • 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: 803

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • 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: 624

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    Published On: Dec 1, 2023

  • Electric Storage Resources FAQ

    Description: FAQs for Electric Storage Resource implementation

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, ESR, Electric Storage Resource, electric storage, battery, battery storage

    Views: 4290

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    Published On: Apr 9, 2024

  • 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: 1504

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    Published On: Apr 1, 2024

  • MISO PowerGADS FAQ

    Description: Changes to PowerGADS with the RAN Seasonal Construct

    Keywords: PowerGADS, RAN, Seasonal Construct, GVTC

    Views: 557

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    Published On: May 29, 2024

  • 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: 1329

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    Published On: May 29, 2024

  • Accessing PowerGADS CCE Environment

    Description: How to access the CCE Environment for PowerGADS

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

    Views: 192

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • 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: 634

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    Published On: Jul 5, 2023

  • Registering a Demand Response Resource in MECT

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

    Keywords: MECT, Demand Response, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 373

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    Published On: Jul 5, 2023

  • Registering an Energy Efficiency in MECT

    Description: How to Register an Energy Efficiency in MECT

    Keywords: MECT, Resource Adequacy, Energy Efficiency,

    Views: 177

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    Published On: Jul 5, 2023

  • Registering an External Resource in MECT

    Description: How to Register an External Resource in MECT

    Keywords: MECT, External Resource, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 395

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    Published On: Jul 5, 2023

  • 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: 255

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    Published On: Nov 1, 2023

  • How to Access and Use PowerGADS

    Description: How to Access and Use PowerGADS

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

    Views: 561

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    Published On: Nov 1, 2023

  • Are FTRs Impacted By the New MISO Seasonal Construct?

    Description: Are FTRs Impacted By the New MISO Seasonal Construct?

    Keywords: FTR, ARR, Resource Adequacy, SAC, Seasonal, Seasonal Construct Module E, Financial Transmission Rights, Auction Revenue Rights

    Views: 161

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    Published On: Aug 25, 2023

  • Resource Adequacy/Seasonal Accredited Capacity FAQ

    Description: Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Views: 10336

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) Templates, Calculations & Upcoming SAC Approvals

    Description: This knowledge article pulls together all the content that is available to educate you through the SAC validation process.

    Keywords: RAN, SAC, Resource Adequacy, SAC Template, SAC Calculations, Confirm, Convert

    Views: 547

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • Process for Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) Resolution

    Description: This process should be used if you have identified or perceive a potential difference in Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) values from what MISO has.

    Keywords: SAC, Seasonal Accredited Capacity, MECT, Dispute, Resolution, RA, Resource Adequacy

    Views: 462

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    Published On: Jan 29, 2024

  • How to Access Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) Data

    Description: Instructions on how to get your Seasonal Accredited Data that was used to calculate unit SAC values.

    Keywords: SAC, MECT, RA, DATA

    Views: 245

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    Published On: Dec 1, 2023

  • What happens when Schedule 53 Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) is greater than ICAP?

    Description: Two scenarios of what happens when Schedule 53 Resources SAC is greater than ICAP.

    Keywords: SAC, RAN. RA, ICAP, Schedule 53 Resources

    Views: 216

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    Published On: Aug 30, 2023

  • How to Convert Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) associated with Energy Resource Service (ERIS) into Zonal Resource Credits (ZRC)

    Description: How to Convert Seasonal Accredited Capacity (SAC) associated with Energy Resource Service (ERIS) into Zonal Resource Credits (ZRC)

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, SAC, ERIS, ZRC

    Views: 1052

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    Published On: Jan 2, 2024

  • How to Submit Retail Choice Switching

    Description: How to Submit Retail Choice Switching

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, Submit Retail Choice Switching

    Views: 169

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    Published On: Feb 1, 2024

  • How to Submit the MISO-OMS Survey

    Description: How to Submit the MISO-OMS Survey

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, OMS, OMS Survey,

    Views: 854

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    Published On: Mar 13, 2024

  • Where Do You Find MISO's Emergency Notification and Load Shedding Protocol?

    Description: Location of emergency notification and load shedding protocol

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, Emergency Notification, Load Shedding

    Views: 151

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    Published On: May 6, 2024

  • Resource Accreditation FAQ

    Description: Frequently asked questions regarding Resource Accreditation

    Keywords: Resource Adequacy, RA, Resource Accreditation, FAQ, LOLE, DLOL

    Views: 363

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    Published On: Dec 12, 2023

  • Capacity Replacement Non-Compliance Charge (CRNCC) & CROW Outages

    Description: This knowledge article answers frequent questions regarding Capacity Replacement Non-Compliance Charge, CROW tickets and Derates.

    Keywords: Capacity Replacement Non-Compliance Charge, CRNCC, CROW, Outages, derates, ZRCs,

    Views: 736

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    Published On: Mar 1, 2024