- A new report says renewable energy subsidies in Germany have cost the country more than $412 billion with the potential to reach $884 billion by 2022 and raised electricity rates for residential customers. Forbes reports that other experts argue Germany’s “feed-in-tariffs” make renewables cheap and contribute to the country’s lowest prices for solar arrays in the world.
- The EPA is collecting comments on potential revisions to the methods used in limiting radiation emissions from nuclear facilities. From the Forbes article:
“Both proponents and opponents of nuclear power expect the Environmental Protection Agency in coming months to relax its rules restricting radiation emissions from reactors and other nuclear facilities. EPA officials say they have no such intention, but they are willing to reconsider the method they use to limit public exposure-and the public’s level of risk.”
- On Wednesday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is scheduled to appear before the Environment and Public Works Committee to defend the agency’s plans to impose new limits on power plant emissions, The Hill reports.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]