Power Breakfast for June 3, 2014


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

  • The Texas Tribune summarizes what the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon rules mean for Texas,  potential impacts to state policy, economic benefits that some experts expect, and legal challenges that are almost certain.
  • The Washington Post compiles “everything you need to know” about the EPA’s proposed rule on coal plants, including the implementation timeline and political implications.
  • The regulations may spur the use of clean coal technology, KPBS says in an examination of a carbon capture and store plant planned for the west Texas town of Penwell, but critics say CCS slows the migration to renewable energy.
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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 […]