The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a new wind-generation output record of 15,033 MW Sunday, topping 15,000 MW for the first time, the grid operator said.
The record was set at 12:35pm CST Sunday and represented about 45% of total ERCOT electric demand at the time, according to an ERCOT news release.
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.