System-Wide Demand is a graphical representation of ERCOT’s system-wide demand forecast data as well as the actual load amount. Planned and actual on-line generation for the day ahead is also provided.
The times and the Last Updated timestamp displayed in this dashboard are presented in Central Daylight Time (CDT) (UTC -5). If you are viewing from another time zone, the times are not automatically converted to yours at this time. This is a known issue that ERCOT is working to correct.
The Current Day view provides 24 hours of forecast information. The Current Forecast is represented as a solid purple line on the graph.
The Actual Hourly Average is represented as a solid turquoise line.
The Day-Ahead Forecast is shown as a dotted purple line. It represents the forecasted system load performed the previous day. This data posts once for the day ahead following the completion of the Day-Ahead Reliability Unit Commitment (DRUC).
Data in this display can be found in the following reports: