Power Breakfast for March 11, 2014


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

  • Some energy experts predict many American homes and businesses will generate their own electricity with micro generators or micro turbines, increasing demand for natural gas, the Motley Fool reports, but the technology is not yet proven and safety concerns have yet to be addressed.
  •  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission plans to require electric utilities to better protect critical substations from physical attack. From The Wall Street Journal article:

“The federal agency directed a standards-writing organization called the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to work with utilities to determine which sites are essential, define threats and develop physical-protection standards.”

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TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company






News Release   TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company     *** Energy Industry Veteran Curt Morgan Formally Named CEO   *** Restructuring Eliminates More Than $33 Billion in Debt   *** Benefits from Low Leverage Relative to Peer Group   *** Company […]

Job One Profiles: Razen Thomas






Razen Thomas is proud to be Powering Texas and proud of the hard work and innovation that she sees from her colleagues every day at Oak Grove Power Plant. As support manager, Razen makes sure everyone has the tools, equipment and processes to do their jobs safely and effectively. Watch this month’s Job One Profile […]

A Soaring Success






An abundance of wildlife, including numerous bald eagles, call Luminant’s sites and reclaimed land home. When Liberty Mine’s resident bald eagle pair returns this fall, they’ll find a few home renovations – most notably, a new nest location. The eagles’ nest was recently moved away from mining activities to a new location on company property […]