ERCOT, PUCT discuss grid reliability ahead of the winter season

AUSTIN – Public Utility Commission of Texas Chairman Peter Lake and ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas held a press conference Tuesday to update Texans on grid reliability and readiness for winter 2022-2023.

Officials also discussed the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas’ Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) and Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) reports.

Vegas said because of the changes that have been initiated by legislature and administration over the last year and a half, PUCT and ERCOT are in a position where the elements that are within their control related to the reliability of the grid are strong as they’ve ever been going into the winter season.

EROT released its 2022-2023 Winter SARA and latest CDR report:


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