Last May Trip Doggett became president and chief executive of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the Texas electric grid (he had previously served in that position in an interim capacity for a few years).
Doggett spoke with the Tribune Friday by telephone about what is surely one of the greatest challenges of his tenure — the rolling power blackouts that the state experienced on Wednesday. An edited transcript and audio of the conversation follow.
TT: Is everything back up and running? I know Luminant's [coal plants are] back. What's the situation in the Valley?
Doggett: Things ...