A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Every state has the potential to generate more solar power than its residents currently use, The Washington Post reports on an Environment America study, which suggests 35 million homes and businesses could install solar panels on their roofs.
- New England grid operators are warning that retiring nuclear, coal and oil-fueled power generation puts the region in a “vulnerable position” of depending on natural gas when pipelines can’t deliver all the gas required during cold weather, Reuters reports.
- “The House on Thursday passed legislation to enhance the Environmental Protection Agency’s reporting requirements for the number of pre-construction permits it issues under the Clean Air Act,” The Hill writes. The White House threatened to veto the bill on grounds that it would weaken environmental protections.
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 […]