- Milder summer temperatures have resulted in less demand on the Texas electric grid, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. From the Dallas Morning News article:
“Consider that North Texas has only had five 100-degree days this summer and didn’t hit that mark until July 13. It’s the first time Dallas-Fort Worth hasn’t hit 100 degrees before July since 2007. That cooler June resulted in less power consumption as grid demand declined about 500,000 MW from the same period in 2013.”
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics says U.S. consumers are paying record-high electricity prices, but rates in Texas were at least 15 percent below the national average per kilowatt hour, KTRH News Radio reports.
- More Texans are choosing green electricity plans than consumers in other states with deregulated electricity markets, according to a report by Choose Energy, a California-based company that helps consumers navigate deregulated markets. While supply is most plentiful in the state, green energy continues to be more expensive, Newsweek 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 […]