A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A new Texas Comptroller report calls for discontinuing renewable energy subsidies and allowing for a more market-driven approach to meeting the state’s growing electricity demand. From the Your Houston News report:
“Renewable generators have been given a major helping hand to develop their industry, but it is now virtually a mature segment,” [Comptroller Susan] Combs said. “Developing technology to store renewable energy, so that it can provide reserve capacity available to the grid during peak demand, should be part of the renewable industry’s responsibility before it adds additional generation that is still intermittent.”
- Houston energy experts say natural gas prices aren’t going to rise significantly any time soon, Fuel Fix reports.
- Nuclear power and clean coal technology are keys to bridging the debate over the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, a Forbes columnist says.
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 […]