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Advisories & Notices
Call for Comments to the Proposed General Amendments to the WESM Rules and WESM Manuals regarding Market Operator and System Operator Procedures (ORCP-WR-WM-21-07)
Tue, 25 May 2021

 

The Rules Change Committee (RCC) is inviting all WESM Members and interested parties to submit comments to the IEMOP’s Proposed General Amendments to the WESM Rules and WESM Manuals regarding Market Operator and System Operator Procedures (ORCP-WR-WM-21-07). The proposal aims to enhance the Market Operator and System Operator procedures arising from the results of the Parallel Operations Program (POP) and the conduct of Market Readiness Assessment for the Enhanced WESM Design and Operations (EWDO).

The following WESM documents for EWDO are proposed to be revised:

1)     WESM Rules

2)     WESM Manual on Dispatch Protocol Issue 13.2

3)     WESM Manual on Market Network Model Development and Maintenance - Criteria and Procedures Issue 4.2

4)     WESM Manual on Registration, Suspension and De-Registration Criteria and Procedures Issue 5.3

5)     WESM Manual on Market Operator Information Disclosure and Confidentiality Manual Issue 5.1

 

You may click the link below to download a copy of the discussion paper and matrix of the proposed amendments:

ORCP-WR-WM-21-07 – Discussion paper and matrix (Please write your comments in the proper columns in the matrix.)

Kindly submit your comments (in Word format) by e-mail at mag_rrd@wesm.ph no later than 06 July 2021 or 30 working days from the date of publication (25 May 2021).

 

BACKGROUND:

This proposal was first submitted by the IEMOP on 23 March 2021 as an urgent amendment in order to guide Market Participants during the on-going POP and other forthcoming preparatory activities prior to the Go-Live Date of the EWDO. In accordance to the procedures for processing urgent proposals set forth in Section 7 of the Rules Change Manual*, the proposal underwent an expedited process of approval, as follows:

 

Process

Document

Date

RCC Approval

RCC Resolution No. 2021-02

30 March 2021

PEM Board Approval

PEM Board Resolution No. 34-09

31 March 2021

Publication of Revised Rules and Manuals in PEMC website

Revised Rules and Manuals for EWDO:

 

1)     WESM Rules (as of March 2021)

2)     WESM Manual on Dispatch Protocol, Issue 13.3

3)     WESM Manual on Registration, Suspension and De-registration Criteria and Procedures, Issue 5.4

4)     WESM Manual on Market Network Model Maintenance and Development – Criteria and Procedures, Issue 4.3

5)     WESM Manual on Market Operator Information Disclosure and Confidentiality, Issue 5.1

31 March 2021


Approved urgent amendments shall take effect for a period of six (6) months, within which the proposal must be re-submitted as a general amendment and processed as such, for the DOE’s final approval and promulgation. The IEMOP re-submitted the subject proposal to the RCC as a general amendment on 22 April 2021.

A related proposal was also published for comments in the PEMC website on 21 April 2021 regarding modelling of market resources and generators.

Thank you.

* WESM Manual on Procedures for Changes to the WESM Rules, Retail Rules and Market Manuals, Issue 3.0

 

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Market Assessment Group
Philippine Electricity Market Corporation
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