A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Rolling blackouts were conducted in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Wednesday after a problem with the area’s electricity transmission network caused the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to import power from Mexico, the Associated Press said.
- Nebraska sued the Environmental Protection Agency over the proposed greenhouse gas emission limits for new power plants, but a federal judge threw out the case calling it too soon to challenge a rule “that the EPA has not yet actually made,” Courthouse News Service reports.
- For the first time, wind and solar power are expected to surpass hydropower generation this year, while total renewables consumption will increase about 4.5 percent next year, Bloomberg reports on the Energy Information Administration’s short-term energy outlook.
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 […]