A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Texas ranks as the sixth most attractive state for solar power development and eighth in the nation in megawatts of solar installed in 2013, Greentech Media reports in an examination of a potential solar energy boom here. From the article:
“Even though Texas has experienced modest solar power growth to date, its potential, according to Ernst & Young, is the greatest in the nation by far due to its abundant land area, relatively easy permitting, and significant available transmission capacity for new projects.”
- A majority of the Senate called for an extension of the public comment period on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emissions rule. The Hill reports 53 senators proposed a 60-day extension.
- The White House science adviser and an EPA administrator are scheduled to appear before a House committee next week to discuss President Obama’s climate plan, according to The Hill.
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 […]