News From ERCOT
ERCOT is “much more likely” to deal with “emergency-alert type conditions” this summer given the system’s 7.4% reserve margin, CEO Bill Magness said.
ERCOT CEO Bill Magness told the Board of Directors that the grid operator will use favorable budget variances to fund the addition of real-time co-optimization.
The Texas Public Utility Commission issued preliminary orders approving certificates of convenience and necessity related to integrating a portion of Lubbock Power & Light’s SPP load into the ERCOT system.
ERCOT set a new record for wind generation last week, just two days after breaking its mark for penetration. | Matt Crawford, Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute