We manage the flow of Texas' power supply.
miles of transmission lines
managed and monitored
ERCOT has four primary responsibilities:
- Maintain system reliability.
- Facilitate a competitive wholesale market.
- Facilitate a competitive retail market.
- Ensure open access to transmission.
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Verifiable Costs Workshop
This course will describe what verifiable costs are and their importance, as well as how verifiable costs are derived from Resource Cost data. It will take place Monday, September 18, 2023.
ERCOT adds new ancillary service to support grid reliability
ERCOT launches ECRS program to mitigate real-time operational issues and keep supply and demand balanced.
New voluntary curtailment program for large consumers
ERCOT announces a new voluntary program for large use consumers as part of continued improvements to support grid reliability.
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The Control Room
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We are here to help with tech support, media requests, and connections to outside resources for consumers.
Updated Fact Sheet
ERCOT ensures reliable electric service for 90% of the state of Texas and continues to set new records as demand grows.
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ERCOT Peak Demand Records
Review the latest official and unofficial generation demand records.