July 23, 2024

Alison Silverstein

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Texas Court Reverses PUC’s Uri Market Orders
A Texas appeals court reversed PUC orders to keep ERCOT wholesale prices at the $9,000/MWh cap during the deadly February 2021 winter storm.
Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
Texas Lawmakers Push to Save Retiring Coal Plant
Texas politicians are making a last-ditch push to save a 37-year-old coal plant in East Texas that they say has another 22 years of useful life.
ACORE Report: Storm Showed How More Tx Could Yield Benefits
Former FERC Chair Richard Glick says an industry report on transmission’s value underscores what many already know: More capacity makes a big difference.
Admin Monitor
Proposed ERCOT Market Redesigns ‘Capacity-ish’ to Some
Texas regulators are pushing a performance credit mechanism that requires load-serving entities to buy performance-based credits from generation resources.
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Texas PUC’s Proposed ERCOT Market Design to be Released Soon
Keynoting the Energy Bar Association Texas Chapter’s Energy Symposium, Lori Cobos said ERCOT stakeholders will soon get a look at the market’s redesign.
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Scenario Planning, Magical Thinking and Energy Efficiency
An ACORE panel on maintaining reliability on the path to decarbonization focused on scenario planning, energy efficiency — and magical thinking.
Texas Advisory Committee: Renewables Create ‘Operational Challenges’
A Texas energy advisory committee has produced what it calls a “comprehensive” plan to guide lawmakers and stakeholders in more changes to ERCOT's market.
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ERCOT Could Name New CEO this Week
The ERCOT Board of Directors could finally unveil its choice to lead the Texas grid operator in its continued recovery from last year’s winter disaster.
Texas Tribune
Texas PUC Pushed on Reliability Charges
ERCOT’s conservative use of reliability unit commitments to procure standby reserves since last year’s winter storm is under question.
Texas PUC
PUC Narrows Options for ERCOT Market Redesign
Texas regulators have settled on a two-phase blueprint to redesign the ERCOT market and have given stakeholders until Friday to comment on their proposals.

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