ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy throughout week

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued an energy conservation request on June 14 that lasts for the entire workweek, through June 18.

The peak load forecast for June 14 might surpass 73,000 megawatts, higher than the June record of 69,123 MW set the afternoon of June 27, 2018.

“A significant number of forced generation outages combined with potential record electric use for the month of June has resulted in tight grid conditions,” ERCOT said.

Typically, there’s about 3,600 megawatts…


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