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ERCOT Sets Winter Peak Demand Record

January 08, 2018

ERCOT set a winter peak demand record on Wednesday, Jan. 3, between 7 and 8 a.m., hitting 62,855 MW and surpassing the previous mark by more than 3,200 MW. The previous winter peak record was 59,650 MW, set Jan. 6, 2017. The Texas grid operator broke the earlier record during several hours on Tuesday evening, Jan 2., and again on Wednesday morning.