Aug. 20 — The settlement states that, on July 30, August 5, August 11, and August 12, 2015, fifteen Luminant quick start units at the Permian Basin, Morgan Creek, and DeCordova generation sites simultaneously telemetered a down ramp rate of zero when operating near maximum capacity.
The settlement states that because of the zero down ramp rate, during this time, ERCOT’s Security-Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) was prevented from dispatching the units down.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.