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ERCOT - 2019 Reports and Presentations http://www.ercot.com/news/presentations

Categories and reports at the above website include:


0 ERCOT Overview

 - 2018 State of the Grid Report (Apr 16, 2019 – pdf – 1.4 MB)
    www.ercot.com/content/wcm/lists/172484/ERCOT_2018_State_of_the_Grid_Report.pdf

 - ERCOT Quick Facts (Aug 13, 2019 – pdf – 208.7 KB)
   www.ercot.com/content/wcm/lists/172484/ERCOT_Quick_Facts_8.13.19.pdf

 - ERCOT Strategic Plan 2019-2023 (Dec 13, 2018 – pdf – 1.1 MB)
   www.ercot.com/content/wcm/lists/144926/ERCOT_Strategic_Plan_2019-2023.pdf

o Operations and System Planning

 - 2019 Demand and Energy Report, Monthly report on demand and energy use in the ERCOT region (Aug 07, 2019 – xlsx – 69.9 KB)
 - 2018 ERCOT Report on Existing and Potential Electric System Constraints and Needs (Dec 21, 2018 – pdf – 2.9 MB)
 - 2018 Long-Term System Assessment for the ERCOT Region (Dec 21, 2018 – pdf – 1.5 MB)
 - 2018 Regional Transmission Plan (Jan 02, 2019 – zip – 1.2 MB)
 - Review of Summer 2018 ERCOT Market Performance (Sep 24, 2018 – pdf – 1019.1 KB)
 - Summary of ERCOT Market Performance for Summer 2018 (Sep 24, 2018 – pdf – 229.7 KB)
- Energy by Fuel Type 2002-2018 Shows electricity consumption by fuel type by month (Mar 12, 2019 – xls – 383.5 KB)
 - Fuel Mix Report: 2019 Reports actual generation by fuel type for each 15-minute settlement interval, as well as totals by month and year-to-date. (Aug 07, 2019 – xlsx – 1.5 MB)
 - Fuel Mix Report: 2007 - 2018 Reports actual generation by fuel type for each 15-minute settlement interval, as well as totals by month and year-to-date. (May 15, 2019 – zip – 30.9 MB)

0 Governance and Oversight

 - 2018 ERCOT Financial Statements Audited financial statements of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (Apr 11, 2019 – pdf – 863.9 KB)
 - State Affairs Testimony 2-13-19 (Feb 14, 2019 – pdf – 707.3 KB)
 - Emerging Grid Issues Briefing (Jan 02, 2019 – pdf – 2.1 MB)

o Emergency Response

 - Energy Emergency Alert Communications Matrix 


Because so many people misuse the phrase "Faraday screen" (or shield), let's explore and examine some actual Faraday Shields.

An actual 'Faraday screen' or shield about 2/3rds of the way down this page:

Faraday Shield

Note: Effective for blocking the 'electric' field component and much, much less the magnetic.

Use of a Faraday Shield to prevent detuning of an oscillator coil:

Faraday Shield used to reduce detuning effects on oscillator coil


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