With temperatures forecast in the triple digits throughout most of Texas all week, the agency responsible for managing the flow of electricity to customers warned today that power consumption could be at an all-time peak Tuesday and that energy supplies need to be monitored closely.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc., (ERCOT) put electricity providers on watch for extreme hot weather late Monday morning, according to spokeswoman Dottie Roark. ERCOT is currently forecasting peak loads to be around 65,500 MW daily Monday through Thursday.
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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.