The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reached a new wind generation system high by getting 48.28% of its 27,245 MW load, or 13,154 MW, from the resource at 1:10 a.m. on March 23. This surpassed February 18’s record-setting 45.14% wind penetration.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.