A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A Republican Senate will be more supportive of nuclear power and will make headway on passing a comprehensive energy bill and reforming nuclear waste programs, but the industry may not see a change in the economics that make it unprofitable to build new plants, experts tell The Hill.
- “A coalition of conservative groups are pressing states to “fiercely resist” the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon pollution rule on existing power plants,” The Hill writes. State legislators, attorneys general and governors received the letter, which says the rule is “almost certain to be overturned” by a federal court.
- The power savings of smart meters are slow to materialize due to customers and public service commissions not embracing the behavior changes without automating technology, The New York Times reports, while pointing out other, smaller benefits.
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 […]