Tag Archives: ercot

Large-scale transmission expansion: what’s the prognosis? (Pt. 1)

In Australia, significant large-scale, inter-state transmission expansion is underway to support renewables. But the question remains: is it cost-effective? Continue reading

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Resource adequacy: how much is enough?

The reforms of the ERCOT market that are being discussed currently should be thoroughly analyzed to determine if they result in appropriate levels of resource adequacy considering the emerging energy dimension of resource adequacy. Continue reading

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Texas Blackout: Let’s Not “Fire, Ready, Aim”

As has been exhaustively reported, the severe weather event in Texas and surrounding states in mid-February resulted in blackouts across the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) region, including blackouts for all but 90 minutes of a 59-hour stretch at … Continue reading

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