July 15, 2024


ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: June 17-18, 2024
ERCOT’s Board of Directors has passed one contentious protocol change and tabled another that have divided stakeholders and staff and led the IMM to argue against the heavy use of ECRS.
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ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee Briefs: May 22, 2024
ERCOT stakeholders plumbed the depths of Robert’s Rules of Order and amended motions before endorsing a rule change that allows the grid operator to manually release contingency reserve service from economically dispatched resources after repeated violations of the system power balance constraint. 
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ERCOT Briefs: Week of Jan. 30, 2023
Icy weather knocked more than 400,000 Texas customers offline last week, but all outages were at the local distribution level.
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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.
Vistra, Oncor in for COVID-19’s Long Haul
Vistra Energy CEO Curt Morgan and Oncor CEO Allen Nye both said during a recent GCPA webinar that they are taking great care in bringing staff back.
Texas PUC Briefs: June 13, 2019
The Texas PUC approved a 345-kV transmission project that cuts through an active petroleum field in West Texas’ Permian Basin.
Texas PUC Briefs: May 23, 2019
The Texas PUC delayed action on a proposed transmission project in the Permian Basin, allowing parties to make modifications in the proposed order.
Texas PUC Briefs: May 9, 2019
The Texas Public Utility Commission gave its final blessing to a $1.37 billion transaction involving Oncor, Sharyland Utilities and Sempra Energy.
Texas Public Utility Commission Briefs: April 18, 2019
The Texas PUC held off on giving its final blessing to $1.37 billion worth of transactions involving Oncor, Sharyland Utilities and Sempra Energy.
Oncor-Sharyland-Sempra Deals Inch Toward Approval
A combined $1.37 billion worth of transactions involving Oncor, Sharyland Utilities and Sempra Energy all but gained regulatory approval from the PUCT.

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