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Headquartered in Austin, Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. (Texas RE) is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-approved Regional Entity for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region, as authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Texas RE is a Texas non-profit corporation.

Texas RE is authorized by its Delegation Agreement with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to do the following in the ERCOT region:

  • Develop, monitor, assess, and enforce compliance with NERC Reliability Standards.
  • Assess and periodically report on the reliability and adequacy of the bulk-power system.

In addition, Texas RE has been authorized by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and is permitted by NERC to investigate compliance with the ERCOT Protocols and Operating Guides, working with PUCT staff regarding any potential protocol violations.

Texas RE is independent of all users, owners, and operators of the bulk power system.

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Texas RE Info Sheet
Quick facts about Texas RE
(Feb 24, 2016 , .pdf, 267 KB)

2015 Texas RE Annual Report
Texas RE's first annual report
(Mar 10, 2016 , .pdf, 2399 KB)

2016 Texas RE Business Plan and Budget
Texas RE Board of Directors Approved 5-21-2015
(May 27, 2015 , .pdf, 540 KB)

Texas RE 2016 Strategic Plan
Texas RE Strategic Plan including Mission, Goals, and Objectives for 2016.
(Jun 02, 2016 , .pdf, 231 KB)

Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and Texas RE
(Mar 24, 2016 , .pdf, 385 KB)

Texas RE Current and Approved Bylaws
(Mar 24, 2016 , .pdf, 93 KB)

Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. Certificate of Formation
Effective January 1, 2010
(Jun 15, 2010 , .pdf, 43 KB)

Antitrust Guidelines
(May 01, 2014 , .pdf, 1734 KB)

Antitrust Compliance Corporate Policy
(May 01, 2014 , .pdf, 1486 KB)

Ethics & Conflict of Interest Corporate Policy
(Jul 26, 2013 , .pdf, 1451 KB)

Confidentiality and Information Classification Corporate Policy
(May 01, 2014 , .pdf, 1516 KB)

Texas RE Organizational Chart.pdf
(Aug 12, 2016 , .pdf, 38 KB)

2017 Texas RE Business Plan and Budget Approved by Board May 24 2016.pdf
(May 25, 2016 , .pdf, 583 KB)
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