Electric Grid Foresees Record Power Usage, Tight Reserves This SummerThe operators of the electric distribution grid that serves most of Texas foresees record-breaking electric power usage this summer.
Texas Sets Another Record For Electricity UseThis is the sixth time this week that ERCOT has reached record levels of energy demand.
ERCOT Breaks Hourly Peak Electricity Demand RecordFor two consecutive hours Wednesday, ERCOT systemwide demand surpassed the previous record set Monday.
ERCOT Says Texas Power Supply OK For Fall, WinterThe grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter.
ERCOT Says Conservation Needed Through Thursday's PeakERCOT announces an Energy Emergency Alert and is asking consumers to limit or reduce electric use where possible during the 3-7 p.m. peak demand hours.
Texans Break Record For Hourly Electricity DemandMonday was a record breaker for Texas electricity use! Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) say hourly demand broke the 69,000 megawatts (MW) threshold for the first time in the grid operators history.
ERCOT Reports Record Week In Electricity DemandDry, hot weather and a stronger economy and has led to a record setting week in electricity demand according to The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
ERCOT Asks For Electricity Conservation During Peak HoursOfficials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the electric grid operator for most of the state, is asking consumers to reduce their electric use today.
ERCOT Conducts Rolling Blackouts In South Texas The operator of the electric grid for most of the state of Texas initiated a series of rolling blackouts in South Texas after problems arose in the area's transmission network.
ERCOT: Ample Electric Capacity For Fall, Winter The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says it expects to have ample electricity available to keep up with periods of peak demand in the fall and winter.
State Electric Grid Operator: 4 New Plants Will Ease Demand The operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says the launch this summer of new generating plants will ease high demand in the coming months that could require conservation measures.
ERCOT: Peak-Hour Energy Demand Rising More SlowlyThe operator of the electric distribution grid for most of Texas says demand for electric power isn't growing as fast as previously thought - even during the hottest summer hours.