May 18, 2024

Beth Garza

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Overheard at Infocast’s 2024 ERCOT Market Summit
Infocast's annual ERCOT Market Summit fell during the third anniversary of the devastating February 2021 winter storm, giving speakers plenty of fodder for discussion.
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GCPA Elects R Street’s Garza as President
GCPA’s membership has elected Beth Garza, a senior adviser for R Street Institute and longtime presence in ERCOT, as its next president.
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.
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.
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Overheard at RE+ Texas Conference
The RE+ Texas conference drew hundreds of renewable energy experts to the state that leads in wind production and may soon lead in solar energy too.
Energy and Environmental Economics
Study Suggests Texas LSEs Can Provide Reliability
A new white paper proposes creating an LSE Reliability Obligation in ERCOT that would assign Texas utilities a certain amount of capacity to maintain.
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Fixing the Texas Grid – Maybe
ERCOT insiders at ACORE's Finance Forum spoke candidly on the causes and lessons learned from Texas' February outages.
Cramton, Garza Discuss ‘Lessons Learned from Texas’ After Feb. Storm
Beth Garza and Peter Cramton briefed the NECA on lessons Northeastern stakeholders could take from ERCOT's experience during the February winter storm.
Garza Steps Down as Head of ERCOT IMM
Beth Garza is stepping down as director of ERCOT’s Independent Market Monitor under pressure from the Texas Public Utility Commission.

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