Analysis of Potential Impacts of CO2 Emissions Limits on Electric Power Costs in the ERCOT Region


The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) was requested by Public Utility   Commission of Texas (PUCT) leadership to conduct an “analysis of the likely effects of proposed climate change legislation on electricity prices in the ERCOT market.”   Consistent with a similar study conducted by the PJM Interconnection, ERCOT focused on the near-term impacts of this [...]