ERCOT calculates a 1:7 chance of outages in December; could be worse in January and February
What should be done?
Most of this is adapted from a keynote speech given to the Gulf Coast Power Association on October 4, 2023.
Texas policymakers have consistently neglected demand side solutions. They talk about them but they haven’t done much of anything to reduce demand even though it’s been obvious to everyone paying attention that demand side solutions are necessary.
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