16 days ago
In its final summer forecast, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which serves about 85 percent of the state's demand, said it could initiate calls for conservation on the hottest days.
77 days ago
"Current estimates indicate that we likely will see very tight conditions on the hottest days," said Kent Saathoff, vice president of grid operations and system planning for ERCOT.
94 days ago
And the state's biggest power grid, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, has said its margin of supply over projected demand could run uncomfortably short as early as this summer.
123 days ago
Doggett issued a statement Monday that said in part: "We take this issue very seriously, and the staff and board of ERCOT consider electric reliability and future resource adequacy our top...
127 days ago
Between 2010 and 2012, electricity demand was up about 3 percent, compared to an average increase of about 2 percent a year in recent years, ERCOT said.
158 days ago
Warren Lasher, the agency's director of system planning, said ERCOT officials decided to factor in slightly slower growth, one of several forecasts provided by Moody's, its economic consultant.
158 days ago
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, said Monday that the long-term margins have improved but projected reserves for the summer of 2013 have decreased.