BLOG: ERCOT Releases 60-Point Plan for Grid Reliability

BLOG: ERCOT Releases 60-Point Plan for Grid Reliability

ERCOT released the plan in response to a letter from Gov. Abbott that included directives relating to the state’s primary power grid and energy market. ________________________________________________ Increasing the amount of electric power generation and purchasing...
BLOG: PUC Approves Change to Scarcity Pricing Mechanism

BLOG: PUC Approves Change to Scarcity Pricing Mechanism

The amended rule relates to a cap on the price for which generators can offer power into the ERCOT-administered market. ________________________________________________ In response to the financial fallout following Winter Storm Uri, Texas regulators last week...
Blog: ERCOT Expects Record Demand, but Sufficient Capacity

Blog: ERCOT Expects Record Demand, but Sufficient Capacity

The new ERCOT report also identifies low-probability and high-impact situations that could affect grid reliability. ________________________________________________ Projected hot and dry conditions — coupled with continued economic and population growth — likely will...