Version

Release Date 

Description of Changes

V3.7.2 (Update)

7/14/2020
  • Validation Rule F.31.01 was updated to temporarily result in a Warning Message rather than an Error Message.  Validation Rule F.31.02 will remain an Error Warning.  Effective for the reporting period beginning Q2 2020.  Please reference staff guidance for resolving this warning here.

V3.7.2 6/5/2020
  • Two validation rules were added that result in an Error Message. Effective for the reporting  period beginning Q2 2020, the following validations are required:
    • Validation Rule F.31.01: Any Seller for a given company must be either an Agent or Account Manager for that company. (temporarily updated to warning message)
    • Validation Rule F.31.02: There should be only one Agent Contact per filing (hardened for XML submissions).

V3.7.1

3/12/2020

  • Two validation rules for Transactions were added that result in an Error Message. Effective for the reporting period beginning Q1 2020, for transactions entered on or after 7/1/2013, the following validations are required:

    • Validation Rule F.30.46: Rate Units must be equal to the Standardized Units (i.e., $/MWh or $/MW-Month) if Transaction Quantity equals Standardized Quantity.

    • Validation Rule F.30.47: Rate Units must be equal to the Standardized Units (i.e., $/MWh or $/MW-Month) if Transaction Price equals Standardized Price.

V3.6

11/29/2019

  • Five validation rules for Transactions were revised to result in an Error Message not a Warning Message. Effective for the reporting period beginning Q4 2019, for transactions that were entered into on or after 7/1/2013, the following fields are required:

    • Trade Date, per Validation Rule F.30.42.

    • Type of Rate, per Validation Rule F.30.43.

    • Standardized Price, for products ENERGY, CAPACITY, and BOOKED OUT POWER, per Validation Rule F.30.44.

    • Standardized Quantity, for products ENERGY, CAPACITY, and BOOKED OUT POWER, per Validation Rule F.30.45.

    • Point of Delivery Specific Location (PODSL), per Validation Rule F.30.48

  • Accordingly, the following existing validation rules for Transactions were removed for the reporting period beginning Q4 2019:

    • Trade Date, per Validation Rule F.25.19.

    • Transaction Type of Rate, per Validation Rule F.25.21.

    • Standardized Price, for products ENERGY, CAPACITY, and BOOKED OUT POWER, per Validation Rule F.25.20

    • Standardized Quantity, for products ENERGY, CAPACITY, and BOOKED OUT POWER, per Validation Rule F.25.24.

V3.5

11/10/2017

  • File names will now be included in the automatic email receipts sent to the EQR filers upon submission.

  • As a result of adding file names into the automatic email receipts, we updated the Submission Service Object. All 3rd party software users must get the latest “FormsSubmissionService”, linked below, and update their submission service object to be compatible with this new release http://eqrformssubmissionservice.ferc.gov/FormsSubmissionService.svc.

V3.4 (updated)

1/12/2017

Data Dictionary

  • FERC staff has updated the Data Dictionary and the XML schema to be used beginning with EQR filings for Q1 2017. These documents include updates made in the June 16 and December 5, 2016 orders issued in Docket No. RM01-8, et al. The Primary Frequency Response product has been added to the Data Dictionary pursuant to Order No. 819. These changes include:

    • Added Primary Frequency Response

    • Added 5-minute & 15-minute Increment Names

    • Removed “consecutive” from the Increment Name definitions

    • Removed NA & UT options from Time Zone Table (Appendix D)

    • Removed Balancing Authority and Hub Tables (Appendix B and Appendix C)

    • Removed eTag ID fields

  • V3.4 Clean and Redline posted

XML Schemas

  • Data Value XSD updated to include (5) and (15) minute Increment Name and to remove “NA” and “UT” from Time Zone.

EQR Release Notes

  • V3.4 (updated) posted

 

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