While the state has already experienced some cold winter weather, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is preparing for the worst.

ERCOT recently released a winter 2011-12 assessment, the first of a new report created to provide a better picture of near-term risks, and the assessment indicated concern if there is a combination of extreme weather and worst-case generation outages, like in February of this year.

Full article at the Taylor Daily Press.