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ERCOT news releases are listed in the table below. For ERCOT documents, reports and presentations, see the Reports and Presentations section.  For general information about ERCOT, see the Company Profile and ERCOT Organization Backgrounder.

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Date Title
09/13/2021 ERCOT preparing for Tropical Storm Nicholas
07/13/2021 ERCOT unveils Roadmap to Improving Grid Reliability
06/15/2021 Reliability of grid remains strong during record demand
06/14/2021 Tight grid conditions expected due to high number of forced generation outages
05/28/2021 Lubbock Power & Light customers joining ERCOT system over Memorial Day weekend
05/26/2021 ERCOT to test emergency notification system
05/06/2021 Record electric demand expected this summer
04/27/2021 ERCOT Board announces interim CEO for grid operator
04/14/2021 Tight grid conditions today, no conservation appeal
03/25/2021 ERCOT studies range of scenarios prior to summer, identifies low risk for outages
02/19/2021 ERCOT will end emergency conditions today
02/18/2021 Power restoration continues into the evening, generation holding steady
02/18/2021 Majority of customers are able to be restored, but electric companies still restoring outages in the field
02/17/2021 Grid operator continues to restore power
02/17/2021 Grid operator restores more power overnight
02/15/2021 Grid operator has restored power to 500,000 households
02/15/2021 ERCOT calls for rotating outages as extreme winter weather forces generating units offline
02/14/2021 Grid operator requests energy conservation for system reliability
02/11/2021 Extreme cold weather expected to result in record electric use in ERCOT region
02/09/2021 ERCOT Board of Directors elects new Chair and Vice-Chair