ERCOT Board of Directors

ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: June 17-18, 2024
ERCOT’s Board of Directors has passed one contentious protocol change and tabled another that have divided stakeholders and staff and led the IMM to argue against the heavy use of ECRS.
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ERCOT Board Chair Foster Steps Down
Paul Foster, who chaired ERCOT’s first Board of Directors under new rules established in the aftermath of 2021’s disastrous winter storm, announced he is stepping down.
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Renewable Developers Oppose Proposed ERCOT IBR Rule
Several renewable energy developers are opposing ERCOT stakeholders’ approval of a controversial rule change that would impose voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.  
ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: April 22-23, 2024
ERCOT's Board of Directors has remanded a contentious rule change on IRB ride-through requirements back to the Technical Advisory Committee to reduce the "daylight" between opposition positions.
ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Feb. 26-27
ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas said the “interesting dynamic” of solar energy helped the Texas grid operator meet record demand during its most recent winter storm.
ERCOT CEO Cool to Linking to Neighboring RTOs
ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas threw cold water on the possibility of linking the ISO and the national grid’s other two interconnections.
ERCOT Faces State’s Insatiable Demand for Energy
ERCOT is focused on dispatchable resources to meet the ever-increasing demand for energy in Texas.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Dec. 19, 2023
ERCOT staff and the ISO's Market Monitor have set aside their differences and promised to work together in improving the procurement and deployment of ancillary services.
ERCOT Board, IMM Debate Ancillary Service Costs
ERCOT's Independent Market Monitor is defending its recent report that the grid operator’s newest ancillary service “likely” raised the real-time market’s energy value by at least $8 billion.
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ERCOT Board of Directors Briefs: Aug. 30-31, 2023
ERCOT announced leadership changes that it said would “sharpen our focus on daily operations” as it battles near daily tight grid conditions.

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