ERCOT: Forecast Mostly Sunny for Generation Supply

ERCOT: Forecast Mostly Sunny for Generation Supply

Despite growing demand, power capacity reserves in Texas won’t likely run short any time soon. That appears to be the message from ERCOT, the organization that oversees the state’s power grid, as it releases this week its seasonal and 10-year reserve forecasts. The...
ERCOT: Supply Outlook OK for Spring & Summer

ERCOT: Supply Outlook OK for Spring & Summer

All clear. That’s the message from ERCOT, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, for anyone concerned about the state’s available generation supply this spring and summer. The state’s electric grid operator released reports his week that forecast the state’s peak...
Texas Wind Power Gains In 2015

Texas Wind Power Gains In 2015

According to a report from Scientific American, wind generators provided 40 percent of the electricity on the state’s main power grid for 17 straight hours during a single day in December. And at its peak that day — Dec. 20th — wind provided 45 percent of the power....