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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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DOCUMENTS
Texas RE Info Sheet
Quick facts about Texas RE
(Jan 15, 2016 , .pdf, 267 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.
(Jan 22, 2016 , .pdf, 213 KB)

Texas RE Regional Boundaries
Texas RE Regional Boundaries approved as Exhibit A of the Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement and approved by FERC with an effective date of October 7, 2011.
(Mar 10, 2015 , .pdf, 66 KB)

Texas RE Current and Approved Bylaws
Amended and Restated Bylaws approved by Texas RE Membership June 26, 2015, and approved by FERC October 5, 2015. Also approved as Exhibit B of the Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and Texas RE.
(Oct 07, 2015 , .pdf, 91 KB)

Texas RE Standards Development Process
Texas RE Standards Development Process approved as Exhibit C of Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement and approved by FERC with an effective date of October 7, 2011.
(Aug 20, 2013 , .pdf, 245 KB)

Texas RE Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program
Texas RE CMEP approved as Exhibit D of Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and Texas RE, effective August 19, 2013.
(Aug 20, 2013 , .pdf, 167 KB)

Texas RE Funding
Approved as Exhibit E of Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and Texas RE, effective October 7, 2011.
(Aug 20, 2013 , .pdf, 37 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)

Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and Texas RE
Effective 05/05/2015
(Oct 07, 2015 , .pdf, 1068 KB)

Texas RE Org Chart February 2016
(Feb 03, 2016 , .pdf, 38 KB)
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