March 1 — The tight supply and higher prices during this summer’s peak demand will likely prompt voluntary load reductions and an increase in power sold in the market by industrial facilities. ERCOT said its wholesale market is currently designed to withstand such peaks, providing strong financial incentives for generators to be available when demand rises. The operator also adequately prepares retail electric providers to prepare for price fluctuations.
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