ERCOT Sets New April Demand Record May 15, 2017By Tom KlecknerERCOT set a new record for April peak demand, registering a high of 53,420 MW during the hour ending 5 p.m. on April 28, easily exceeding forecasted demand of 51,622 MW. Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:ERCOT Sets New Winter Demand RecordERCOT rang in the new year by breaking an 18-day-old record for winter electricity demand six times within 14 hours.Texas Heat Leads to more ERCOT Demand RecordsA Central Texas heat wave is leading to surging demand for electricity, helping ERCOT continue its streak of breaking demand records. | © RTO InsiderSPP Resets Winter Peak Record, ERCOT Set to FollowWith an Arctic cold front rolling through the southern part of its footprint Tuesday morning, SPP set a new winter demand peak of 42.71 GW. The previous mark of 41.01 GW — set Jan. 2… Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.