Power Breakfast for June 9, 2014


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

  • An Electric Reliability Council of Texas report to the Public Utility Commission of Texas states that renewable energy produced in the state grew by 12 percent in 2013, with wind power representing about 97 percent of the growth. Today’s Energy Solutions also reports that capacity increased by about 2 percent.
  • Kansas regulators have just approved the constructions of a new coal power plant that will strictly limit sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide emissions, but not carbon dioxide. Forbes reports Kansas is like many other states “testing the limits” of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon regulations.
  • Texas Republicans are calling for party members to deny climate change, MSNBC reports. From the article:

    “We urge government at all levels to ignore any plea for money to fund global climate change or ‘climate justice’ initiatives,” the GOP platform writes.

More Pov

 

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 […]