July 15, 2024

Peter Lake

Texas Public Utility Commission
Texas PUC’s Lake Steps Down as Chair
Peter Lake said Friday he is stepping down as Texas PUC chair, an apparent result of lawmakers' pushback against his proposed market design.
Texas PUC
ERCOT, PUC Repeat Call for Dispatchable Generation
ERCOT and the Texas PUC say there is not enough dispatchable generation to meet peak demand this summer, forcing the grid to rely on renewables.
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PUC Closes in on ERCOT’s Market Redesign
Texas regulators narrowed their focus to the performance credit mechanism but disappointed some by not voting to recommend the market mechanism to lawmakers.
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PUC, ERCOT Face More Heat from Texas Lawmakers
Texas lawmakers once again grilled the PUC and ERCOT over the commission's proposed market redesign.
Business & Commerce Committee
Legislators, Stakeholders Pan Proposed ERCOT Market Design
Texas lawmakers and ERCOT stakeholders did not hold back as they took their first shots at state regulators' proposed redesign of the market.
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.
ERCOT, PUC Say Texas Ready for Summer
Texas grid leaders met with reporters to once again allay concerns about ERCOT’s management of the state’s electric supply.
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PUC Selects Firm to Aid in ERCOT’s Market Redesign
The Texas PUC selected consulting firm E3 to help it review and analyze new designs for ERCOT’s wholesale market structure.
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.
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Overheard at Infocast’s ERCOT Market Summit 2022
Texas PUC Chair Peter Lake addressed the “ambiguity” over the second round of changes at ERCOT addressing shortfalls in the grid’s performance.

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