POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for August 4, 2016

ERCOT anticipates sufficient supply for state's heat wave; EIA’s U.S. Electric System Operating Data displays real-time data


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily update of energy-related news:

  • ERCOT anticipates sufficient supply to meet this week’s demand for electricity as a heat wave engulfs much of Texas. Earlier this spring, ERCOT forecasted that this summer’s demand would peak at 70,588 MW; demand reached 67,503 MW on Tuesday, August 2. ERCOT’s all-time peak was 69,877 MW set on August 10, 2015.
  • The EIA’s U.S. Electric System Operating Data shows the real-time electricity demand and supply balance for the country’s various regions. It also displays actual and forecasted demand, net generation and U.S. net electricity imports and exports.
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