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Texas electric grid serves record-high power demand

Source: EIA, based on Electricity Reliability Council of Texas Note: Data for 2015 are preliminary. During the recent heat wave in Texas, the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the operator of the electric grid covering most of the state, set a new record for electricity use when demand for electricity reached 69.8 gigawatts (GW) between 4:00 p.m. […]

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Demand Response for All Coming to New York

Expanded retail-level demand response programs will take effect as soon as July 1 in targeted areas of upstate New York under measures approved by the New York Public Service Commission on Wednesday (14-E-0423).   The PSC ordered the five distribution utilities outside of New York City to offer dynamic load management to customers. Payments would […]

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New York delays deadlines for REV proceeding, clean energy fund

Two of New York’s ambitious energy initiatives have been delayed, pushing into June the deadline for more information about the state’s clean energy funds and REV proceeding. New York’s plan to modernize its electric grid aims to fundamentally transform the way electricity is used in the state by focusing on distributed assets, energy storage, demand […]

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Demand Response bill coming to Texas?

Demand response (DR) advocates in Texas are preparing a bill they say would open up the state’s energy markets and unlock DR growth. Reducing power consumption can help control up to 4% of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ (ERCOT) peak load, FERC determined in a 2012 report. That’s actually the lowest among organized markets […]

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