After ‘exhaustive nationwide search,’ ERCOT selects new CEO to lead Texas power grid company
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors announced Tuesday the selection of Pablo Vegas to serve as the President and CEO for the Texas grid operator. Vegas will join ERCOT on October 1.
‘Lights will stay on’: ERCOT, PUC confident in Texas power grid during 2022 summer season
Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and the Public Utility Commission will hold a press conference to discuss the readiness of the Texas power grid for the 2022 summer season, according to a release.
Call for Harris County to leave state’s power grid. Is that possible?
HOUSTON – Commissioner Adrian Garcia said Harris County should explore what authority it has to leave the Energy Reliability Council of Texas and will propose Friday in commissioner’s court. It’s been that way for at least half of a century, said Ed Emmett, who formally served as Harris County Judge for more than a decade. “That’s really not their job.”Emmett’s home in the Houston area, on the ERCOT grid, lost power during last week’s winter storm. His cabin in Liberty County, on the MISO grid, did not lose power. “Last time I checked, legislators all represent those same residents of Harris County,” Emmett said.