A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas will open access to the Smart Meter Texas portal to Retail Electric Providers and independent third-party service providers on Nov. 3, Energy Choice Matters reports. Meanwhile, a coalition of REPs said ERCOT should assume ownership of the portal, which is now jointly owned and operated.
- Some countries may produce electricity with solar and wind at the same cost-level as fossil fuels by 2020, Bloomberg reports on a new energy study.
- The Environmental Protection Agency’s ozone-pollution standards were left intact after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the Utility Air Regulatory Group, which said the rules were too stringent, Bloomberg writes.
- Stan Meiburg is coming out of retirement to be the No. 2 official for the EPA, helping with climate change and water pollution, The Hill 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 […]