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Despite COVID-19, ERCOT Expects Record Summer Demand; Retired Coal Plant May Resume Service

Despite uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) again expects to shatter its peak demand record this summer. Factoring in changes to its generation…


ERCOT Again Expects Tight Summer 2020 Conditions

Despite adding 513 MW of new capacity this year alone, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) expects tight grid conditions this summer, and it warned it could declare an…


ERCOT Warns of Summer Emergency Conditions as Demand Continues to Soar

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a fresh warning that continued “above-normal” growth in electric demand could require it to enter Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) status to…


ERCOT Warns of Intensified Summer Supply Crunch (UPDATED)

Grappling with a historically low planning reserve margin of 7.4%, owing to a mass of coal plant closures, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is forecasting record electric use…


ERCOT Anticipates Summer Supply Crunch Amid Unit Retirements

The recent retirement of older generating units and high peak usage owing to economic growth could tighten operating reserves in the region served by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas…