Texas ERCOT power shortages (again) April 13

Stan Barber sob at academ.com
Wed Apr 14 18:25:07 UTC 2021

I would say that under normal circumstances, 45 days might work
(Personally, I would prefer 90 days).

However, I suggest we are not dealing with a normal circumstance because of
the fall out from the winter incident.

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 11:35 AM Mark Tinka <mark at tinka.africa> wrote:

> On 4/14/21 18:03, Stan Barber wrote:
> > I would suggest that the regulation paradigm in Texas does not allow
> > coordinated maintenance scheduling to adapt to supply and load issues
> > (especially in the face of a disaster like the Winter event earlier
> > this year). That would mean a stronger regulatory framework and that
> > smacks of government interference in the eyes of some.
> 45 days of planned notice, is what I read. And can be rejected if that
> notification window is shorter than that.
> Is that sufficient?
> Mark.
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