Other moves at Morgan Stanley, Gunvor, Macquarie and others
Zonal merit-order effects of wind generation development on day-ahead and real-time electricity market prices in Texas
This paper uses a regression-based approach to explore the impact of wind generation development on wholesale electricity prices in the ERCOT market.
Influx of wind and solar sends prices below zero and wreaks havoc on models
This paper explores the problem of insufficient investment incentives for natural gas-fired generation in the ERCOT.
Publicly owned Austin Energy grapples with new rules, reduced liquidity
Outgoing president and CEO discusses challenges posed by renewables in Texas
This paper looks at forward and spot market-price convergence in the competitive Texas electricity market in the presence of large-scale wind generation.
Deal follows purchases of Deutsche and Credit Suisse commodity books last year
Manipulation worries spur debate over Texas power market rules
Investigation centres on Texas power trades, sources say
Despite worries about a shortfall in generation capacity, Trip Doggett, president and chief executive of Ercot, is proud that Texas has the liveliest deregulated power market in the US. He speaks to Alexander Osipovich
US power markets
A report commissioned by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (Ercot) has recommended that the state increase its maximum peak power price in order to spur investment in new generation capacity and lower the risk of blackouts
Pollution rule could impact long-term ERCOT reliability and create additional costs as power plants devote resources to understanding the new system, ERCOT warns
North American power supply expected to meet demand this summer as Texas system faces increased scrutiny after winter outages
Smooth start for Texas nodal day-ahead market
Several North American power market system operators have switched to a nodal system in recent years in search of greater market transparency, more granular and accurate pricing and the ability to manage congestion more precisely. Pauline McCallion looks…
High electricity price volatility over the European summer has raised awareness of interruptible power contracts, finds James Ockenden