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ERCOT Says Capacity Additions from Natural Gas, Renewables Improve Next Summer’s Demand Outlook

The grid operator for 90% of the Texas power market said Thursday its planning reserve margin for next summer is forecast to be 10.6%, which is 2% higher than the reported margin going into last summer’s peak demand season, as new capacity additions come online from renewable and small, flexible natural gas-fired resources. Read More

Winter Is Coming, but ERCOT, PJM Said Ready

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the electric grid serving most of the state, expects to have sufficient installed generating capacity, including from natural gas, to serve forecasted peak demand this winter and into next spring. PJM Interconnection also said it is prepared to meet winter demands across its 13 member states and the District of Columbia. Read More