A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Texas gets most of its electricity from natural gas and is expected to continue rely on the fuel more than any other state for at least the next 25 years, according to the Energy Information Administration as reported by Valve Magazine.
- Falling prices and large-scale installations are driving a boom in solar power, but the energy source still isn’t a big part of America’s power mix, Fast Company writes.
- Nuclear-power opponents are trying to stop outgoing Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners William Magwood from participating in votes this month on long-term nuclear waste storage and reactor licensing, the Washington Post reports.
- An Environmental Protection Agency study found that the U.S. has made “substantial progress” in reducing air pollution since 1990, but has more work to do in some low-income urban areas, Reuters reports.
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 […]