Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA)
ERCOT says it should have more than enough capacity to meet peak demand under normal conditions during the fall season that begins in October.
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.
ERCOT says it will have almost 100 GW of seasonally rated capacity available to meet demand this spring, assuming normal weather and outages.
The ISO's latest seasonal assessment shows it has more than 87 GW on hand to meet a forecast peak demand of 67.4 GW this winter.
ERCOT has quietly dropped its latest report on resource adequacy, saying it has enough capacity to meet peak demands under normal conditions this fall.
ERCOT has issued its third operating condition notice since April, warning of extreme, hot temperatures in several of its weather zones this weekend.
Texas grid leaders met with reporters to once again allay concerns about ERCOT’s management of the state’s electric supply.
ERCOT's spring seasonal assessment of resource adequacy shows it has sufficient installed generating capacity to serve peak demand this spring.
Texas PUC Chair Peter Lake said "the lights will stay on" this winter, based on the commission's new weatherization rules and market changes.
Twitter users were quick to pounce on ERCOT's quiet release of its winter resource assessment and the resignation of a new board member.
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