A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- The Environmental Protection Agency has added four public hearings to its schedule to gather input on the proposed carbon emissions rules for power plants, according to The Hill. The additional hearings will be in July in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburg and Washington, D.C.
- The EPA also added natural gas from landfills, manure digesters and sewage treatment plants to the types of fuels that can be used to satisfy the federal biofuel mandate, Reuters reports.
- A new report predicts renewable energy sources will make up 66 percent of investments in new generating capacity by 2030, The Hill reports, while fossil fuels will still account for the greatest share of power generation.
- At least three utilities have reported suspected cyberattacks to one of the largest power plants in the country and high-voltage transmission systems in the Midwest in the past year, the Wall Street Journal says.
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 […]