- Electric vehicle sales in the U.S. are up 35 percent over last year, VOX.com reports. Data from the Energy Policy Information Center shows plug-ins are hitting record high sales but hybrids are still more popular, gas price spikes drive EV sales, and battery costs are a key factor in adoption rates.
- As Americans plug in more gadgets than ever, move to warmer climates and increasingly make their own power, it’s a new world for electric utilities. From the Wall Street Journal article:
“Utilities aren’t waiting for better times. They’re increasing spending on big solar projects and energy-efficiency programs for which they earn income as investors or managers. And many executives are searching for new services to offer.”
- Spot power on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas market is up as demand surpassed anticipated levels Monday, Bloomberg 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 […]