DMN: Texas has ample power for summer, ERCOT says

Eric Torbenson reports:

In December, ERCOT forecast that its reserve power margin would fall slightly below 12.5 percent in 2014 and well below it the following year. Wednesday’s updated forecast sees ERCOT remaining above 12.5 percent through 2015.

“The reserve margins for the short-term forecast have increased primarily due to an adjustment of the load forecast to match changes in the economic conditions,” said Kent Saathoff, vice president of system planning and operations, in a news release.

Read the full Dallas Morning News article here.

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