We manage the flow of Texas' power supply.

of Texas
power load
generation units
miles of transmission lines
managed and monitored
Supply and Demand
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Grid Conditions
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Operating Reserves:
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Combined Wind and Solar
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ERCOT has four primary responsibilities:

  • Maintain system reliability.
  • Facilitate a competitive wholesale market.
  • Facilitate a competitive retail market.
  • Ensure open access to transmission.


2022 Summer SARA and latest CDR report released
Review the Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) and the Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) reports.
View 2022 Summer SARA report
View CDR report
Submitting Emergency Operations Plans to ERCOT pursuant to PUC Rule 16 TAC §25.53
Access the latest information regarding submission of Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) to ERCOT.
View EOP Market Notice
ERCOT undergoing Sunset Review
Learn about the Sunset Review process and how to provide input.
View ERCOT Sunset Review information
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What we do here at ERCOT

What is ERCOT?
How does ERCOT work?
The Control Room

Need Assistance?

We are here to help with tech support, media requests, and connections to outside resources for consumers.

See all ERCOT contact info


Unplanned Outages
Reports detailing recent unplanned Resource Outages
View Outages Reports
Roadmap to Improving Grid Reliability
ERCOT's comprehensive plan to address operational improvements to the Texas power grid
View the 60-item Roadmap
Updated Fact Sheet
The number of generation units and miles of transmission lines in the ERCOT grid have increased. In addition, new wind and solar records were set in April 2022.
View the Fact Sheet