ERCOT Using New Forecasting Tool to Prepare for Wind Variability


The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, grid operator for most of the state, has implemented a first-of-its-kind wind forecasting tool designed to help system operators prepare for large and sudden changes in wind production. The ERCOT region leads the nation with the most installed wind capacity – now at nearly 9,000 megawatts (MW) – almost a [...]