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ERCOT’s Reserve Margin – Gone with the Wind


ERCOT’s Reserve Margin – Gone with the Wind

Report summary

As a minor side-note in the Wood Mackenzie Insight “The U.S. Wind Energy Production Tax Credit – time for a change” published July 16th, Wood Mackenzie opined that ERCOT’s recent upward revision to the reliability contribution of wind generators could provide a false sense of security to grid operator and Texas regulators.


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  • Key Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • ERCOT wind generation fails to perform on peak demand day (to date)
  • Where will ERCOT generator revenues come from?

In this report there are 2 tables or charts, including:

  • Key Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • ERCOT wind generation fails to perform on peak demand day (to date)
    • Figure 1 ERCOT July 29-30 Heat Wave – Hourly Demand, Wind Generation, and Wind Capacity Factors
  • Where will ERCOT generator revenues come from?
    • Figure 2 ERCOT July 29-30 Heat Wave – Hourly Wind Generation and Energy Prices
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