Tue, May 19, 2020 03:25 PM

M-A051920-01 ERCOT Launches COVID-19 Load Forecasting Page

NOTICE DATE: May 19, 2020

NOTICE TYPE: M-A051920-01 Operations

SHORT DESCRIPTION: ERCOT Launches COVID-19 Load Forecasting Page

INTENDED AUDIENCE: All Market Participants

DAY AFFECTED: May 19, 2020

LONG DESCRIPTION: At the request of stakeholders, ERCOT has developed a Long-Term Load Forecast for the COVID-19 Scenario page on the ERCOT website. The forecast is based on data provided by Moody’s Analytics in the April economic forecast. The web page contains Demand and energy data using adjusted peak Load forecasts that correlate with Moody’s economic forecast. Stakeholders can use this information to perform their own analyses.

ERCOT also publishes a weekly high-level COVID-19 Load impact analysis on the Trending Topics page under "Presentations & Other" on the ERCOT website. These weekly updates will continue for the foreseeable future.  

CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact your ERCOT Account Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900 or contact ERCOT Client Services via email at ClientServices@ercot.com.

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