Texas’ electric grid operator has powered through record demand this summer by paying more to keep higher reserves and rewarding industrial consumers to cut usage, a combination that has added more than $1 billion to power fees.
Texas grid avoids summer blackouts with $1 billion in extra spending
Aug 25, 2022 | Press
TCPA is a non-profit trade association representing power generators, wholesale power marketers, and retail providers with investments in Texas and the ERCOT wholesale and retail electric markets. TCPA members provide approximately 60% of the total net operable electric generating capacity in ERCOT, representing billions of dollars of investment in the state and employing thousands of Texans.