ERCOT Reaches 50% Wind Penetration Mark March 27, 2017By Tom KlecknerERCOT set a new record for wind penetration last week when it hit 50% at 3:50 a.m. March 23. 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 Approaches 50% Wind Penetration MarkERCOT continues to creep closer to the 50% mark for wind penetration, reaching 48.28% of load on March 23.ERCOT, SPP Set New Wind RecordsERCOT and SPP both set new wind records last week, with ERCOT's output hitting 14,122 MW.ERCOT Tops 15,000 MW in Wind GenerationLess than two weeks after setting a wind generation record for grid operators, ERCOT became the first to exceed 15,000 MW when its system generated 15,033 MW of wind energy. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.