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ERCOT technicians and market participants already have begun taking steps to ensure the grid continues functioning reliably.
ERCOT has no control over the quantity of electricity used on the system, although its finances depend on that usage.
A recent study has found that combining hydro-power with mountain storage could represent a realistic option for areas with high electricity costs.
The ERCOT CEO outlines for lawmakers surprising solar development numbers, says industrial users want more of it.
A timing disconnect between planning requirements for the oil and gas industry and planning requirements for transmission projects has complicated the ERCOT mission.
Published reports project that 29 global auto manufacturers plan to invest $300 billion in electric vehicles over the next five to 10 years.
A number of private companies have begun marketing their own non-affiliated websites with names that sound similar to powertochoose.org. Just conduct a “power to choose” search on Google to see a long list of them.
For summer 2020, the planning reserve margin should hit 10.6 percent, according to the report.
“We studied a range of potential risks and believe there will be sufficient operating reserves,” said Manager of Resource Adequacy Pete Warnken.
The reporters found cases across the state in which Texans died in the summer heat without electric service.