Texas ERCOT power shortages (again) April 13
mikebolitho at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 13:34:33 UTC 2021
Can we keep this mailing list free of politics please? Being for or against
renewable energy has nothing to do with network operations.
- Mike Bolitho
On Wed, Apr 14, 2021, 6:31 AM Izaac <izaac at setec.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 06:54:55AM +0200, Mark Tinka wrote:
> > So looks like ERCOT have 32,000MW of capacity offline for maintenance and
> > repairs, which they claim is not unusual for this time of the year as
> > gear up for the summer. So generation capacity was only 50,000MW, while
> > demand was 49,000MW. 1,000MW in reserve is right on the nose. Solar
> > production was also down by 3,000MW due to cloudy skies.
> Sorry guys, I bought 1210MW for impulse delivery, which very briefly ate
> that reserve. I can assure you that the next four days of sunny skies
> will regenerate it, though.
> In unrelated news, the Rangers got me on an 88MPH speeding ticket.
> Anyone know a decent traffic attorney that accepts payment in lotto
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