On February 14, 2021, a 202(c) emergency order was issued to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) authorizing specific electric generating units (resource list) located within the ERCOT area to operate at their maximum generation output levels due to ongoing extreme weather conditions and to preserve the reliability of bulk electric power system. Below are the petition that ERCOT sent to the Department of Energy on February 14, 2021, and the emergency order the Department of Energy issued on February 14, 2021.