ERCOT Projects Healthy Electricity Reserves

ERCOT Projects Healthy Electricity Reserves

Texas should have plenty of electricity this summer  as well as relatively healthy power reserves through 2025. That’s the word from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas — the organization that operates the state’s primary power grid — which released on Monday...
Generation supplies adequate for fall and winter

Generation supplies adequate for fall and winter

Only under extreme conditions would Texas potentially face power shortages this winter, according to new projections by the organization that manages the state’s power grid. That organization, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, also projects healthy generation...
Electric Deals Pay Customers for Conservation

Electric Deals Pay Customers for Conservation

Smart meters — that is, those automated electric meters that measure energy consumption at homes and businesses — cost Texans between $2 and $3 every month. Although electric utilities long have advocated for them, the benefits never included much by the way of...
Cure for ERCOT’s Summertime Blues

Cure for ERCOT’s Summertime Blues

A relatively mild summer and new power plant construction have combined to ease the burden on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the state’s primary electric grid operator. Nicholas Sakelaris, of the Dallas Business Journal, reports this week that new natural...