ERCOT

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ERCOTElectric Reliability Council Of Texas, Inc.
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"Texas is blessed," he said in December while addressing a meeting of ERCOT members.
"Although 5 percent of total ERCOT capacity may seem like a small amount," Potomac wrote in a 2012 report detailing the findings, "the potential market impacts of a market participant whose size is just under the 5 percent threshold choosing to exercise flexibility and offering a significant portion of their fleet at very high prices could be large."
ERCOT said it had participated in eight bankruptcies on its market since 2001.
By August 2014, when four new natural gas plants come online, ERCOT says the reserve margin will hit 16 percent before gradually declining.
Less than an hour earlier, ERCOT issued a "power warning," which is just a step away from rolling blackouts - controlled, temporary interruptions of power service - due to high demands that threaten to exhaust capacity.
Advocates for the status quo say fears about running out of energy are overblown, and they point to issues with ERCOT's forecasts.
Aviator Wind will be the largest single-phase wind project in ERCOT and the largest single-phase, single-site wind project in the United States.
Following the closing of the transaction, Vistra's share of the ERCOT residential market will grow from approximately 25% to approximately 32% and an industry-leading 26% in all US competitive markets.
Following the closing of the transaction, Vistra's share of the ERCOT residential market will grow from approximately 25 percent to approximately 32 percent and an industry-leading 26 percent in all U.S.