Monthly Archives: July 2017
In July ERCOT set a new monthly record for system demand. (See utility Dive article here) While total load was high, the electric system managed to avoid extreme pricing levels. Houston power prices almost reached $70/MWh during the July 20 heat wave referenced in the article above. That is a
On July 12th NRG announced a plan that included the sale of many assets. These asset sales also created speculation that NRG might consider buying Dynegy. Below is a new viz I created examining the power plants of the two companies. The viz can also be viewed directly on Tableau Public here.
The PJM capacity auction is always a big event. One of the tricky things when analyzing the auction's potential impact on a company is figuring out which locational deliverability area (LDA) a plant is located. I took on the challenge and created a new Tableau viz that shows the LDA for the powe