Post by David B. Benson on Aug 5, 2019 10:13:02 GMT 9.5
I don't know about WFEC but south of there is ERCOT Texas. ERCOT runs an energy only payment system; see the Simplified Grid Dispatching thread. But when ERCOT starts dispatching reserves, there are also various degrees of load shedding required.
So I doubt that WFEC also has a backup peaker. The article implies not.