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.
ERCOT remembers Brad Jones
As we mourn the loss of former ERCOT President and CEO Brad Jones, we are reflecting on all that he meant to us and bringing awareness to the scholarship established to honor his legacy.
New training offerings
A new "Ancillary Services" course and an updated "Emergency Operations & Communications" course have been added to our training offerings.
Careers at ERCOT
We are seeking highly-skilled individuals of all experience levels to join the ERCOT team.
What we do here at ERCOT
What is ERCOT?
How does ERCOT work?
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.