Luminant Releases New Environmental Review

Report highlights progress in environmental leadership, stewardship and compliance, including total offsets of key emissions from recent coal generation additions

EmissionsReductionsAs the largest power generator in Texas, Luminant is proud to be a leader in providing safe, reliable electricity for a growing state while being thoughtful stewards of our environment and continuing our exemplary record of regulatory compliance.

The latest Luminant Environmental Review highlights the company’s progress in moving Texas toward an even more environmentally sound future, including the following significant environmental accomplishments:

  • Increased coal-fueled generation capacity by 37 percent while offsetting 100 percent of key emissions, and reduced the same key emissions from existing units by more than 20 percent from 2005 levels
  • Reduced mercury emission rate by 39 percent since 2005 with an additional 60 percent reduction expected by 2020 from nearly $450 million investment
  • Reclaimed 75,402 acres in the past 40 years
  • Planted 34.8 million trees as part of our ongoing reclamation program
  • Recycled 49.1 billion pounds of combustion byproducts from Luminant coal plants to their second life in the roofing, concrete and carpet industries as well as in oil fields and road construction since 1986

For more environmental highlights, read the latest Environmental Review and learn more about Luminant’s legacy of environmental excellence.

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