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Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ERCOT is a public sector improvement organization based in Austin, TX that was founded in 1990. As of 2019 they had $244 million in revenue and $1.5 billion in assets.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas ensures a reliable electric grid and efficient electricity markets.

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Program areas at ERCOT

Ercot successfully manages the flow of electricity to approximately 25 million customers in the state of Texas, which includes the management of financial settlement for the competitive wholesale bulk-power market and the administration of Electric provider account switching in competitive choice areas.

Form 990s for ERCOT

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 27, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 6, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Dec 30, 2016990OView PDF
2014-12Sep 18, 2015990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ERCOT

Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,117
Program services$231,838,269
Investment income and dividends$13,091,015
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$15,446
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,073
Total revenues$244,963,920

Vendors for ERCOT

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-26
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-26
█████████ ███████ ████████Insurance agent or broker$7972019-12-31
████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ ██████████ ███████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
███████ █████████ █████████ ████Insurance agent or broker$5382019-12-31
█████████ ██ █████████Insurance agent or broker$12,4902019-12-31
██████ █ ██████Insurance agent or broker$7982019-12-31
...and 10 more vendors

Personnel at ERCOT

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Bill MagnessBoard Member; President and Chief Executive Officer$592,469Oct. 28, 2020
Cheryl Mele Sr.Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$406,405Aug. 6, 2019
████ ██████Vice President and Chief Financial Officer-Oct. 28, 2020
███████ █████████Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ercot-Oct. 28, 2020
█████ ██████Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer$507,461Aug. 6, 2019
██████ █████Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer-Oct. 28, 2020
█████ ███Vice President, Security and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer-Oct. 28, 2020
███████ ████Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Communications$274,576Oct. 28, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President , Digital Services$229,597Dec. 31, 2017
█████ █ ████████Vice President , Human Resources$307,009July 4, 2018
...and 23 more key personnel

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