ERCOT Power Prices, Congestion Costs Increase in 2017

ERCOT Power Prices, Congestion Costs Increase in 2017

Key wholesale power prices in Texas increased during 2017 — an upward surge largely driven by rising natural gas prices. Average demand for power in the ERCOT market also increased in 2017. However, peak-hour demand fell by 2.2 percent from the all-time record set...
ERCOT Stakeholders Say No to Major Redesign Effort

ERCOT Stakeholders Say No to Major Redesign Effort

It would have been a big, big change — one that would have impacted behind-the-scenes operations in the Texas wholesale power market. But for now it’s not happening. ERCOT, also known as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, operates the state’s primary power...