Power Breakfast for March 10, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of stories for your consideration:

  • The harsh winter has reinforced the power industry’s arguments about the need to keep some older coal and nuclear units running instead of replacing them with gas, Bloomberg reports.
  • The Los Angeles Time reports that that nation’s nuclear power plants improved their overall safety record in 2013, according to an industry watchdog report.
  • Consumers may soon snag a new electricity provider along with the latest hairstyle. Energy Choice Matters reports on American Efficient’s plans to bring electricity supply marketing to brick-and-mortar retail establishments.
  • Family and co-workers of a Luminant employee who died while assisting others tell The Dallas Morning News they hope a civil engineering scholarship will ensure his legacy lives on.
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A Soaring Success






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