Operators of much of the state’s power grid see little risk of rolling outages this winter.
However, an unexpected delay in commissioning a new coal plant near Waco increases the risk of outages next summer.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, released a pair of reports Thursday detailing projections for peak demand for both the upcoming season and the next 10 years. The winter projection came from new seasonal assessments the agency now performs.
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