Luminant today released the following statement:
We look forward to reviewing the rule given its significant impact. Ultimately, this rule must fit within the legal framework of the Clean Air Act, which includes setting achievable emission requirements using proven, real world technologies.
The EPA must now give Texas broad flexibility and sufficient time to form an implementation plan tailored to its unique regional needs. As the state that consumes and generates more electricity than any other, Texas must have the flexibility necessary to keep pace with the growing demand for power to serve our ever-growing population and economy.
In addition to offering our comments to the EPA, we’ll discuss with industry groups the appropriate path forward and also work with the state to develop a workable compliance plan for Texas that doesn’t harm reliability or the economy.
Thanks to continuing efforts to go green, Energy Plaza, the downtown Dallas headquarters of EFH and Luminant, has been named Outstanding Building of the Year in the Earth category by the Building Owners and Managers Association for two consecutive years. The Earth award recognizes building management teams that preserve and enhance the environment through an [...]
In today’s Dallas Morning News, energy reporter James Osborne highlights just how far average wholesale power prices have fallen in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). He reports in January, the average was less than $25 per megawatt hour, down 50 percent from last March. What’s important to note is that the market reality of [...]
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