POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for April 30, 2015

House panel bill would weaken, delay Clean Power Plan; Oklahoma governor rejects climate rule


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  •  The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate rule for power plants and let states opt out of complying with it,” The Hill writes. The bill, which would prevent the Clean Power Plan from taking effect until all court challenges have been exhausted, will be sent to the full House for a vote.
  • Oklahoma will not file a state implementation plan for the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, according to an executive order issued by Gov. Mary Fallin. State law allows regulated utilities to pass on any compliance costs to ratepayers and the Clean Power Plan could increase residential customer bills 15 percent by 2019, The Oklahoman reports.
More Pov

 

TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company






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 […]

Job One Profiles: Razen Thomas






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 […]

A Soaring Success






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 […]