The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said Tuesday that it expects the regional grid to have sufficient generating capacity this coming spring and summer, even in the most dire scenarios.
ERCOT said in its final assessment of spring 2016 resource adequacy that it expects the region’s springtime demand to peak in May, the last month in Texas’s spring, at 58,279 MW.
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