Power Breakfast for April 1, 2014


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

  • Gov. Perry has given his support to storing spent nuclear fuel from around the country at a facility that would be constructed in West Texas, the Austin American-Statesman reports.
  • Solar power survey shows nearly 80 percent of Americans view the energy source positively, according to Fuel Fix’s report.
  • National Geographic explores the carbon capture and storage debate as two new power plants prepare to come online with the technology to capture and store a large percentage of their carbon emissions. Opponents argue the projects are “dirty, expensive and unnecessary.”
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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 […]