A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A Washington congressman has filed legislation requiring energy producers to purchase permit for carbon dioxide emissions. According to The Hill, the permit would cost $12.50 per metric ton of carbon dioxide in 2016, with several federal agencies setting prices in subsequent years.
- “The developing world will rapidly increase its use of electricity in the next 15 years, and coal remains the most likely fuel to power that growth,” Forbes writes.
- Severe cold weather across the country is driving up natural gas demand and prices, The Wall Street Journal reports, and analysts expect the trend to continue for several weeks.
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 […]