A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A proposal from a Public Utility Commission working group would reimburse Texas retail electric providers for providing smart thermostats and in-home monitors to low-income customers, Energy Choice Matters reports.
- Although they often feud, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has praised a Texas Railroad Commission proposal concerning water quality and the high-pressure injection of oil and gas waste into wells, The Texas Tribune reports.
- The New York Times examines the fundamental role carbon dioxide plays in our environment, and the many every-day sources that release it. From the article:
“If Americans were to switch to cars that were twice as fuel-efficient as the current fleet, [scientist Pieter Tans] said, that alone would cut the nation’s emissions about 16 percent.”
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 […]