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.
Table of contents
ERCOT wind generation fails to perform on peak demand day (to date)
Where will ERCOT generator revenues come from?
Tables and charts
This report includes 2 images and tables including:
Figure 1 ERCOT July 29-30 Heat Wave – Hourly Demand, Wind Generation, and Wind Capacity Factors
Figure 2 ERCOT July 29-30 Heat Wave – Hourly Wind Generation and Energy Prices