Power Breakfast for June 2, 2014


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

  • The maximum wholesale electricity price in Texas rose to $7,000 per megawatt hour on Sunday. FuelFix reports the higher cap is intended to incent generators to bring more capacity to the market.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency’s new power plant emissions regulations could benefit the Texas energy sector with an increased reliance on natural gas, according to the Houston Business Journal, while other groups suggest the regulations will cost the state jobs and increase electricity prices for consumers.
  • A U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington has told the EPA it can’t enforce rules inconsistently across the country after it tried to hold industrial facilities to a lesser standard in four states, Bloomberg reports.
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TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company






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Job One Profiles: Razen Thomas






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A Soaring Success






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