ERCOT breaks all-time power demand record again
- Jun 27, 2022 8:27 pm GMT
For the fourth time this month,
By the afternoon, Texans were using 76,592 megawatts of electricity, up from the previous record of 76,566 megawatts used Monday afternoon. One megawatt is enough electricity to power about 200 homes on a hot summer day.
Officials had estimated demand on Thursday could have reached nearly 77,900 megawatts, although they had overestimated demand several other times this month.
Those conservative operating measures could cost
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
No discussions yet. Start a discussion below.
Get Published - Build a Following
The Energy Central Power Industry Network is based on one core idea - power industry professionals helping each other and advancing the industry by sharing and learning from each other.
If you have an experience or insight to share or have learned something from a conference or seminar, your peers and colleagues on Energy Central want to hear about it. It's also easy to share a link to an article you've liked or an industry resource that you think would be helpful.