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April 24, 2012

Panel to look at weather safeguards for grid reliability

Jean Chemnick, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-04-24 11:18:33

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hear testimony this week on the growing issue of weather-related power outages and what to do about it. [ read more … ]

ERCOT sets new wind record two consecutive days

ERCOT  •    •  Posted 2012-04-24 11:19:00

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the state grid operator and manager of the wholesale electric market, hit a new wind record Wednesday, exceeding the previous record by almost 200 megawatts (MW). Wind output reached 7,599 MW at 8:41 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, exceeding the 7,403 MW record from the previous day, March 6, by 196 MW. Prior to March 6, the record for wind output in ERCOT was 7,400 MW, recorded on Oct. 7, 2011. [ read more … ]

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