June 25 — ERCOT is predicting a new peak-demand record for this summer. The grid fell short of setting a new peak record last year, but there have been several in recent history. ERCOT reports the hot weather began early this year, with peak-demand records set in May.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.