On Tuesday, Sept. 22nd, PUC Staff and Oncor filed comments only two days before the PUC’s Open Meeting on Thursday, asking that changes be made in the proposed Findings of Fact. The changes addressed several findings relating to ERCOT’s cost estimates. ERCOT based its initial cost estimates on preliminary information provided by Oncor. The new Findings of Fact clarify that non-CCN station work associated with the transmission line was not included in the cost estimate due to time limitations. On Wednesday, the ALJ submitted a correction memo incorporating the changes.
Commissioner Donna Nelson also submitted proposed changes to the proposed order in this docket, including revisions to a Finding of Fact and a Conclusion of Law that address the project’s status as a CREZ project.
The Commission approved the CCN application with the proposed changes at its Sept. 24th Open Meeting.