Is ERCOT attempting to "eighty-six" batteries?
A controversial proposal that would harm batteries will be considered by the ERCOT Board on Thursday
It was a white knuckle night in the ERCOT control room. On Thursday, August 17th, reserves on the ERCOT grid dropped below 3,000 megawatts — less than 4% of the total system demand at that point — and got close to the 2,300 megawatts that would require ERCOT to declare emergency conditions.
The same night, industrial-size batteries put…
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