Friday, December 14, 2018


Texas PUC Briefs: Dec. 7, 2018

Texas PUC Chair DeAnn Walker urged ERCOT to gain a “better sense” of the distributed resources and self-generation that could be affecting its system.

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ERCOT Predicts Tight Reserve Margin for 2019

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. | ERCOT

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FERC Acts on Tax Cuts

Transmission owners will be required to reduce their rates to reflect reduced corporate income taxes under a proposal issued by FERC. | White House

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Revised NERC GMD Standard Approved

FERC approved NERC’s revised GMD reliability standard, which broadens requires grid operators to collect certain data and imposes deadlines for corrective actions. | NASA

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Texas PUC Briefs: Nov. 8, 2018

Texas Public Utility Chair DeAnn Walker said she has asked ERCOT, SPP and MISO to work together to improve the reliability coordination agreements among the grid operators.

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