Dec. 19 — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a winter peak demand record of 57,958 MW on Monday morning, beating a five-year-old record of 57,282 MW, the grid operator said.
ERCOT also set a wind output record of 15,195 MW on Saturday, topping the previous high at 15,033 MW set November 27.
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.