Over the past year, interest in solar development in ERCOT has increased significantly. Does this signal trouble for existing units hoping for higher scarcity pricing? And can solar developers themselves bet on the notion of high scarcity payments for their plants? Looking at resource profiles and potential shifts in net peak load provides a picture of how scarcity pricing will play out.
Read this paper to see how the potential influx of solar in ERCOT will affect the market.