Power Breakfast for March 28, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of stories for your consideration:

  • The Public Utility Commission has postponed a workshop on resource adequacy, deferring any changes to the state’s deregulated electricity market until the Texas Legislature convenes in January, according to the Dallas Business Journal.
  • Energy Choice Matters reports NRG CEO David Crane’s manifesto yesterday is inconsistent with the push for a capacity market in Texas. From the article:

    “…even if we accept that the future envisioned by Crane is not immediate, capacity markets are designed to build and support 40-year assets, not simply bridge us to an inevitable distributed future driven by individual customer choice.”

  • The blustery weather Wednesday helped Texas wind farms connected to ERCOT’s transmission network set a new daily record, topping 10,000 megawatts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports
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