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This is the text of the request that ERCOT sent to DOE: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2021/02/f82/ERCOT%20202%28c%29%20Emergency%20Order%20Request%20-%2002.14.2021.pdf This is the DOE order: https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2021/02/f82/DOE%20202%28c%29%20Emergency%20Order%20-%20ERCOT%2002.14.2021.pdf The DOE order basically copies the ...


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The original title of the question ("Which generating units did the DOE order to operate at maximum capacity in Texas?") is incorrect. The Department of Energy (DOE) did not order those generating units to operate at full capacity. It instead authorized those plants to operate at full capacity, despite the fact that doing so would most likely ...


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ERCOT has the list, but it's in the most data-processing unfriendly format possible (a PDF table). I've only converted it as much as I needed to sum its data columns. I get a total of 32,196.93 MW max winter rating and 8,716.21 MW min winter rating from the (two) relevant order columns. Given that Texas has about 125,117 MW in total generating power ...


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