A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- New technologies, efficiency standards and consumer behavior are adding up to lower electricity use in Texas since the most recent peak in summer 2011, even as the number of people and companies moving to the state climbs, the Dallas Morning News reports.
- Texas set a record for electricity demand late Monday afternoon, reaching 66,427 megawatts, the Dallas Business Journal reports. The peak was still short of August projections and the all-time peak usage of more than 68,000 MW on Aug. 3, 2011.
- Dallas and Houston have the lowest available retail electric prices of any big city in America, former Texas Public Utility Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman says. But according to Fuel Fix, what Texans pay for electricity may depend on where they live, leading some critics to call for an overhaul of the state’s deregulated system.
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 […]