A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Business customers hit the highest level of satisfaction with their electric utility since 2009, a new J.D. Power study shows. The high mark is “based primarily on a substantial year-over-year increase in satisfaction with power quality and reliability, which, in turn, is driven by a significant improvement in utilities’ efforts to provide more accurate outage information.”
- The U.S. is facing a wave of early nuclear reactor retirements because of political opposition and changing market pressures, Power Magazine reports in its review of at-risk plants.
- Opposition to fossil fuels hurts the poor most of all, including their danger from climate change, and restricts the “energy of opportunity” that underdeveloped countries need to grow and survive, Alex Epstein of the Center for Industrial Progress writes in Forbes.
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 […]