Texas Grid Operator To Put $3.6B Toward Improvements

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 2:10 PM EST) -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas will spend more than $3.6 billion on 16 transmission improvement projects between now and 2018 to address growing needs on the electric grid that serves most of Texas, the grid operator said Tuesday.

According to ERCOT's annual report on existing and potential electric system constraints and needs released in December, the projects will include additions or upgrades to more than 3,300 miles of transmission lines, along with other equipment improvements, in order to increase capacity and support reliability for the...
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