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Competitive Retailer / Retail Electric Provider Qualification Process

General Qualifications
Click on the link above for steps that a Competitive Retailer (CR) / Retail Electric Provider (REP) should complete to qualify as a market participant in CenterPoint Energy’s service territory.

Financial Qualifications
Link to the PUCT Substantive Rules to view the financial qualifications of Substantive Rule 25.107. Additional information is available on the PUCT’s REP Certification and Licensing web page.

Technical Qualifications

Information on the technical requirements is available in the PUCT Substantive Rules, Substantive Rule 25.107. Additional information regarding technical qualifications and transaction testing for Competitive Retailers can be found on the ERCOT Texas Retail Market Testing web page.

ERCOT training courses
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas offers training on both market and system operations. On their Web site, you will find the listings of available zonal-market-related courses and their availability, dates, locations and registration deadlines.

For Aggregators
Information on registering as an aggregator in the Texas retail electric market can be found on the PUCT’s Aggregator Registration and Reporting web page.

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