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Texas Regional Entity Report Larry Grimm May 8, 2008 Texas RE Monthly Summary For March. Protocol & Operating Guides violations NERC Standards violations 3 entities audited 4 entities issued audit reports Mitigation Plans in progress for NERC Standards 1 complaint initiated Audits 7 new events reported 5 past events closed Complaints No new alleged violations Reportable events No new violations 1 resulting from self-reporting violations 6 resulting from self-certification violations Settlements 4 settlements in progress TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 2 of 32 Performance Highlights ERCOTs Control Performance Standard (NERC CPS1) score for March = 112.08 Performance Disturbance Control Working Group continues to perform some high level analysis of control performance during periods with low scores Initial scores for March indicate 34 non-wind-only QSEs passed and 1 failed the PRR 525 measure

There are 11 active wind-only QSEs or subQSEs TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 3 of 32 More Texas RE Activities Continue to fill vacant positions Net filled in February 3 Net filled in March 1 Vacancies as of April 1st 3 Statutory & Non-Statutory Budget preparation underway Texas RE Staff (Susan & Larry) met with FERC Senior Staff on April 29th Updating/Revising PUCT-approved ERCOT Compliance Process (for monitoring & reporting ERCOT Protocols & Operating Guides compliance Completed and distributed the first edition of the Texas RE newsletter, The Texas REview TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 4 of 32 2009 Texas RE Budget Development Schedule April 15 Review Preliminary Draft of 2009 Budget at F&A Committee May 9 Draft #1 of Business Plan & Budget (BP&B) due to NERC May 20 F&A Committee & Board Discussion of Draft #1 of BP&B May 19 Special F&A Committee Meeting to Review Proposed Texas RE BP&B May 30 Draft #2 of BP&B due to NERC June 17 Texas RE Board Approval of Texas RE BP&B July 9 Final Texas RE Board-Approved BP&B due to NERC TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 5 of 32 Texas Regional Entity Report Details Page 6 of 32 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 NERC CPS1 Performance ERCOTs CPS1 Performance March Performance Monthly comparison 2008: 112.08 2007: 120.59 12 month rolling average comparison April 2007 March 2008: 124.42 April 2006 March 2007: 139.59 PRR 525 Performance Scores posted on the ERCOT Compliance Website SCE Performance Scores TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 7 of 32 ERCOT CPS1 Performance Comparison Start of SCE Performance Monitoring January '06 C P S 1 T re n d 150

150 140 140 130 130 120 120 110 110 100 100 Apr'07-Mar'08 Apr'06-Mar'07 Apr'05-Mar'06 Apr'04-Mar'05 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 8 of 32 CPS1 Ave rage ERCOTs CPS1 Monthly Performance 170 170 160 160 150 150 140 140 130 130 120 120 110 110 100 100 Monthly Avg 12 Mo Rolling Avg Trend (12 Mo Rolling Avg)

TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 9 of 32 ERCOT CPS1 by Interval 180 160 CPS1 Avg. % 140 120 100 80 0015 1915 60 1015 815 40 221 5 20 0 061 Mar '08 Shaded Mar '07 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 10 of 32 Num ber of Q SEs QSE PRR 525 10-Minute Interval Scoring 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 6 6 4 1

13 1 12 1 1 9 1 9 10 2 1 1 12 1 2 2 2 3 4 4 10 1 6 7 7 3 1 2 7 7 1 1 7 7 4 3 4 5 11 10

2 1 6 7 8 7 8 8 8 2 1 1 3 2 3 8 8 1 1 9 1 9 9 11 0 1 11 1 5 4 11 11 10 12 13 12 9 16 35 30 30 24

17 18 20 18 20 18 18 18 17 19 20 19 19 17 26 32 32 31 32 34 34 32 32 32 32 33 34 34 34 34 34 33 35 34 34 27 19 18 13 Passing QSEs Failing QSEs Failing Wind TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 11 of 32 March 2008 SCPS2 Scores

100 90 80 P e rc e n t 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 35 Non-W ind QSE's 11 W ind QSE's TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 12 of 32 March 2008 Resource Plan Performance Metrics Resource Plan Performance Metric Resource Status LSL as % of HSL DA Zonal Schedule AP Zonal Schedule Down Bid & Obligation Total Up AS Resource Plan Performance Metric Resource Status LSL as % of HSL DA Zonal Schedule AP Zonal Schedule Down Bid & Obligation Total Up AS JG 100 99 - GS 97 99 100 - DK 100 95 100 98 90 - BF 100 99 99 - BT 99 95 95 - BE 100 100 97 -

DE 99 91 100 98 94 100 DP 100 100 100 99 94 99 IP 100 100 100 100 100 - EU 100 100 100 100 100 100 HP 100 - FX 100 99 - AP 100 100 100 100 92 100 JH 100 100 - AO 99 95 100 100 97 100 JI 100 100 - HA 100 90 100 98 87

100 JJ 100 99 - BY 100 99 100 99 99 97 JC 100 99 100 - BC 100 100 100 99 99 97 BG 100 99 97 99 100 99 JA 100 99 100 99 99 100 CX 99 100 100 99 98 99 AY 99 100 98 99 99 99 AM 99 100 100 100 99 98 ID AR 100 98 100

99 97 100 BR 96 90 100 97 100 98 HJ 100 98 99 - DF 100 100 100 98 98 97 BP 100 99 100 100 99 - CI 97 100 77 96 98 - AE 96 AD 100 99 86 97 96 - BJ 99 98 100 99 97 - BH 100 98 99 - JD 100 100 100 100 94 99

CF 100 100 100 100 99 99 ET 100 100 100 43 98 98 DA 100 99 95 99 94 95 FK 100 90 99 99 100 98 ID HW EL 100 97 100 100 98 100 95 - IN 100 100 100 99 99 96 IZ 100 97 100 99 99 98 BX 100 100 98 99 99 100 CC 100 100 99 98 92 99 JE 100 100 98

- CD 99 92 100 99 93 100 FS 100 100 100 100 - AC 100 - CQ 100 96 99 99 99 99 IV 100 100 98 - CR 100 - IO 100 - FY 91 4 Consecutive Failing Scores 3 Consecutive Failing Scores 2 Consecutive Failing Scores 1 Failing Score TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 13 of 32 GR 99 99 100 - Registration Activities Entity Registration issues continue to be addressed and are being resolved Load-Serving Entity (LSE) registration issues being addressed NERC submitted a LSE compliance Filing on March 4th proposing a two-step process to address a potential reliability gap that would result by not registering retail power marketers Short-term step changes to NERCs Registry Criteria to define NonAsset Owning LSEs as a subset of LSEs Longer-term step determine changes necessary to terms and requirements in Reliability Standards

LSE and Compliance Workshop scheduled on April 15 th to identify and address issues FERC issued its Order on April 4th accepting the procedural aspects of NERCs plan Joint Registration Organization (JRO) of some entities remains likely TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 14 of 32 NERC Functional Entity Types DP Distribution Provider GO Generator Owner GOP Generator Operator TO Transmission Owner TP Transmission Planner PSE Purchasing-Selling Entity LSE Load-Serving Entity RC Reliability Coordinator BA Balancing Authority TOP Transmission Operator PA Planning Authority TSP Transmission Service Provider RP Resource Planner TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 15 of 32 Compliance Process Flowcharts NERC Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program Reliability Standards Link to NERC Reliability Flowcharts ERCOT Compliance Process ERCOT Protocols and Operating Guides Link to Protocols & Guides Flowcharts TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 16 of 32 2008 Audits by Registered Function 25 2 20 4 15 10 5 3

5 16 3 2 1 7 6 5 TO TP DP 5 1 0 GOP GO RC BA TOP Scheduled Audit Performed Report Issued TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 17 of 32 2008 Compliance Audits Scheduled by Entity 8 7 6 5 4 7 3 5 2 5 4 4 3 3 4 3 1 2 2 0 Jan Feb

Mar Apr May Scheduled Jun Jul Audit Performed Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Report Issued TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 18 of 32 2008 Audit Schedule The 2008 Texas RE Audit Schedule is available here. TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 19 of 32 Compliance Reviews of Events by Month 12 3 10 8 2 6 2 4 2 1 1 6 1 3 1 7 5 1 3

5 3 1 1 3 2 2 Jun Jul 0 Jan 3 Feb Mar Apr Reviewed May Ops Only Report 2 1 Aug 6 1 1 1 2 Sep Oct TRE Report Issued 3 1 1 Nov Dec 4 1 Jan '08 Feb Mar Under TRE Review TAC Meeting May 8, 2008

02/24/20 Page 20 of 32 Violations of ERCOT Protocols 11 9 9 8 7 7 1 5 4 8 3 9 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 1 -1 3 4 4 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Confirmed - Mitigated Jul Aug 0 Sep 1 1 1

1 1 Oct Nov Dec Jan'08 Confirmed - Mitigation in Progress 1 2 1 0 Feb 0 Mar Alleged TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 21 of 32 Violations of NERC Standards Reported by Month 20 17 18 16 13 14 12 10 8 6 6 6 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 1

0 Preliminary Alleged Confirmed - Mitigation in Progress Confirmed - Mitigated TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 22 of 32 NERC Standards Self-Certification NERC Registered Entities not audited in 2007 required to self-certify to the actively monitored Reliability Standards applicable to their Registration(s) 279 Total Registered Functions 25 violations identified 9 FAC-008 lack documented process (3 GOs) 6 FAC-009 lack documented process (3 GOs) 4 CIP-001 lack documented process (1 GOP) 3 IRO-004 lack documented process (2 GOs; 1 GOP) 3 PRC-005 relay maintenance delinquent (1 TO; 2 GOs) TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 23 of 32 NERC Standards Self-Certification Violation Status Mitigation Plan Status 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Mitigation Plans Completed Mitigation Complete This Month IR O -0 0 4 -1 P R C -0 0 5 -1 C IP -0 0 1 -1 0 F A C -0 0 9 -1 1 F A C -0 0 8 -1 N u m b e r o f V io la tio n s 10 Mitigation Plans In Progress

TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 24 of 32 NERC Standards Self-Certification Violation Details Std Qty Req'mt VSL VRF Time Horizon Impact Category PRC-005 PRC-005 FAC-008 FAC-008 FAC-008 FAC-009 FAC-009 IRO-004 CIP-001 CIP-001 CIP-001 CIP-001 2 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 25 R2 R1.1 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R4 R1 R2 R3 R4 Moderate Lower Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Not Spec Lower Lower High Lower

Lower High Lower Lower Lower Medium Medium High Medium Medium Medium Medium LT Plan LT Plan LT Plan OP Plan OP Plan LT Plan LT Plan OP Plan LT Plan LT Plan LT Plan LT Plan Minimal Minimal Minimal Minimal Minimal Minimal Minimal Minimal Low Low Low Low Tech Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Admin Total Violation Severity Level Violation Risk Factors Tech Tech Severe High Training Medium High Training M oderate Lower

Low er Not Spec Adm in Adm in 0 5 10 15 20 0 25 5 10 15 20 25 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 25 of 32 0 Mitigation Plans Completed Page 26 of 32 Mitigation Complete This Month TP L-0 0 4 -0 TP L-0 0 3 -0 TO P -0 0 6 -1 M O D -0 1 2 -0 M O D -0 1 0 -0 IR O -0 0 1 -1 B A L-0 0 5 -0 FA C -0 0 2 -0 C O M -0 0 2 -2 IR O -0 0 4 -1 FA C -0 0 1 -0 P R C -0 0 4 -1 TO P -0 0 3 -0 TO P -0 0 1 -1 TO P -0 0 2 -2

P R C -0 0 5 -1 V A R -0 0 2 -1 FA C -0 0 9 -1 P R C -0 0 1 -1 FA C -0 0 8 -1 C IP -0 0 1 -1 P R C -0 1 8 -1 N u m b er o f V io latio n s NERC Standards Self-Reported Violations Pre-June 18th Mitigation Plan Status 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 Mitigation Plans In Progress TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Risk Factors for Self-Reported NERC Standards Violations Pre-June 18th High, 36, 18% Low er, 100, 50% Medium, 65, 32% Risk Factors are being assigned to each NERC Standard as part of the Standard Development Process TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 27 of 32 NERC Standards Self-Reported Violation Categorization 31 Tech Pre-June 18th 46 Violation

Risk Factors High 10 Training 51 Medium Lower 23 Admin 0 59 20 40 60 53 80 100 120 140 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 28 of 32 Texas Regional Entity February & Year-to-Date February Financial Overview Page 29 of 32 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 February & YTD February Actual Workforce Texas Regional Entity Headcount Statutory & Non-Statutory Combined For The Month Ended February 29, 2008 J an Actual Headcount Budgeted Headcount Variance Under/ (Over) Actual Labor Hours Standard Labor Hours Variance Under/ (Over) 18.0 25.0 7.0 3,397.3 3,060.0 (337.3) Feb Mar

Apr May J un Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 3,513.6 3,217.8 (295.8) Texas Regional Entity - Labor Hours Texas Regional Entity - Workforce Exhibit 25.0 4,500.0 25.0 25.0 4,000.0 21.0 20.0 J ul 21.0 25.0 4.0 3,500.0 18.0 15.0 10.0 Actual Headcount 3,000.0 Budgeted Headcount 2,000.0 3,513.6 3,397.3 3,060.0 3,217.8 2,500.0 1,500.0 Actual Labor Hours

Standard Labor Hours 1,000.0 5.0 500.0 - Jan Jan Feb Feb TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 30 of 32 February & YTD February Operating Expenses February & YTD February Comments Texas RE - Income Statement by Segment Consolidated Statutory & Non-Statutory February 2008 Revenue - Revenue is on target for the year. Personnel Expenses - Lower due to personnel vacancies. Travel Expenses - Lower due to personnel vacancies. $400,000 $300,000 Actual $200,000 Budget Operating Expenses - Lower primarily related to not using the contingency reserve. $100,000 $Revenue Personnel Travel Operating Total Expenses Expenses Expenses Expenses Texas RE - Income Statement by Segment Consolidated Statutory & Non-Statutory Year-to-Date February 2008 $800,000 Actual $600,000

Budget $400,000 $200,000 $Revenue Personnel Travel Operating Total Expenses Expenses Expense Expenses TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 31 of 32 February & YTD February Operating Expenses Texas Regional Entity Consolidated I ncome Statement Statutory & Non-Statutory Combined For The Month Ended February 29, 2008 Period to Date Actual Revenue 1-Assessments 2-Workshops Total Revenue Personnel Expenses 333,445 - - 333,445 333,445 - Actual 666,891 - Budget 666,891 - - 666,891 666,891 - Budget 4,074,849 70,000 4,144,849

125,878 183,719 57,841 249,736 367,438 117,702 2,242,782 10,628 15,249 4,621 23,749 30,497 6,748 186,151 3-Employee Benefits 14,466 22,371 7,905 27,983 44,743 16,759 273,034 4-Saving and Retirement 17,116 21,495 4,379 33,384 42,990 9,606 262,406 168,088 242,834 74,746 334,853 485,669 150,816 2,964,373

353 353 707 707 74,240 2-Travel Subtotal Travel & Meetings 1-Rent & Improvements 2-Consultant 3-Office Costs - - 3,490 7,250 3,760 8,257 14,499 6,243 97,135 3,490 7,603 4,113 8,257 15,206 6,949 171,375 8,094 22,583 14,489 16,188 45,167 28,979 271,000 - - - 7,196 -

(7,196) 879 30,633 29,755 985 61,267 4-Professional Services 7,713 22,333 14,620 14,419 5-Computer Purchase & Main 13,132 7,417 26,659 6-Other - (5,715) 42 42 29,818 83,008 53,190 Total Expenses 201,396 333,446 GAIN or (LOSS) 132,050 Subtotal Operating Expenses Annual Difference 1-Salaries 1-Meetings Operating Expenses - Year to Date Difference 2-Payroll Taxes

Subtotal Personnel Expenses Travel & Meetings 333,445 Budget 0 - - 60,281 380,600 44,667 30,247 268,000 14,833 (11,826) 89,000 83 83 500 65,448 166,017 100,569 1,009,100 132,050 408,557 666,891 258,334 4,144,849 132,050 258,334 0 258,334 TAC Meeting May 8, 2008 02/24/20 Page 32 of 32 0

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