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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the flow of about 85 percent of the electricity used in Texas. As the independent system operator serving most of the state, we work to maintain a reliable electric grid, world-class efficient electric markets, open access to the transmission system, and competitive retail choice.

Explore these pages to learn more about recent ERCOT news, reports and more.


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In This Section

  • Locate press releases and media advisories.
  • Members of the media may find quick facts, images and information about ERCOT.
  • Locate reports, documents and presentations on a variety of topics: the ERCOT market, operations and system planning; governance and oversight; ISOs and RTOs; emergency response; and Texas energy issues.