A record-breaking 14,023 MW of wind-generated electricity was used on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid at 9:20 p.m. on February 18, meeting over 45% of the system’s load. It exceeded the previous high of 13,883 MW reached on December 20, 2015.
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