November 30, 2023

ERCOT Board of Directors

ERCOT Board, IMM Debate Ancillary Service Costs
ERCOT's Independent Market Monitor is defending its recent report that the grid operator’s newest ancillary service “likely” raised the real-time market’s energy value by at least $8 billion.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Aug. 30-31, 2023
ERCOT announced leadership changes that it said would “sharpen our focus on daily operations” as it battles near daily tight grid conditions.
ERCOT Continues to Rely on Voluntary Conservation
ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas thanked Texas consumers for helping the grid operator survive tight operating conditions this summer.
Admin Monitor
Texas PUC Approves ERCOT Board’s 83.9% Pay Increase
The Texas Public Utility Commission unanimously approved ERCOT’s request to nearly double compensation for its independent directors, the board’s first increase since 2012.
Intersect Power
ERCOT Briefs: Week of June 26, 2023
Former EIA Administrator Linda Capuano has been appointed to ERCOT's Board of Directors.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: June 19-20, 2023
ERCOT staff are reviewing the spate of electric-related legislation that was recently passed by Texas lawmakers.
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Conservation Helps ERCOT Meet High Demand
ERCOT officials issued their first voluntary conservation call of the year Tuesday as demand peaked within less than 1 GW of the RTO's peak-demand record during an oppressive heat wave.
Austin Energy
Ex-ERCOT CEO Kahn Returning to Austin Energy as GM
Austin Energy has brought back former ERCOT CEO and city staffer Bob Kahn as its general manager.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Feb. 27-28, 2023
ERCOT staff says that despite “not insignificant” forced outages during the December winter storm, it set a new winter demand record and supported reliability.
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ERCOT Board Member Resigns over Business Conflict
ERCOT director Zin Smati resigned after renewable operator Boralex, where he is also a director, acquired ownership in Texas wind farms.

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