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.Read More
The indefinite mothballing of a 470-MW coal-fired plant has reduced ERCOT’s “pretty scary” reserve margin of 8.1% to 7.4%, prodding the Texas Public Utility Commission into ordering several market changes.Read More
The Texas Public Utility Commission is asking legislators to help provide clarity on whether transmission and distribution utilities can own and operate energy storage devices. | © RTO InsiderRead More
A recent Rice University study that suggests Texas renewable power production could become more reliable by combining different resources and locations did not surprise some industry insiders. | MortensonRead More
ERCOT said Tuesday that it confronts a historically low 8.1% planning reserve margin next summer in the face of continued high electricity demand from oil and gas producers in West Texas and the cancellation of several generation projects. | ERCOTRead More
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