ERCOT's Peak Electricity Demand Tops 70,000 MegawattsManagers of the state's biggest electrical grid said that peak electricity demand topped 70,000 megawatts for the first time on Monday, shattering a record set in August of last year.
ERCOT Expects Plenty Of Electricity For SummerThe grid operator for Texas said that electric users should have sufficient supply into the summer. ERCOT announced its summer prediction for energy supplies on Tuesday.
Less Texas Coal Shut Down Under Revised Clean Power PlanThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide would shut down far fewer coal-fired plants than originally estimated.
North Texas Finding New Places To Generate PowerFor 40 years, the Tarrant Regional Water District just focused on getting water to the region. Now that water, is helping quench our thirst for power.
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 Peak Demand Sets New Record WednesdayThe previous all-time record was set more than four years ago on Aug. 3, 2011.
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.
Electric Grid Operator For Texas Expects Sufficient SuppliesThe grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply for spring and summer.
ERCOT Says EPA Rule Would Be CostlyThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas said that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions would challenge power reliability and raise consumer costs.
ERCOT Says EPA Rule To Slash Carbon Emissions Would Be CostlyThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.
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.