Insight

ERCOT’s Reserve Margin – Gone with the Wind

This report is currently unavailable

Contact us

Submit your details to receive further information about this report.

For details on how your data is used and stored, see our Privacy Notice.
 

- Available as part of a subscription
- FAQ's about online orders

03 August 2015

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.

Table of contents

  • Key Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • 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

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    ERCOT’s Reserve Margin – Gone with the Wind

    PDF 726.92 KB