A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- “We’re expecting less than normal demand for generation and our supplies should easily meet those demands,” the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ meteorologist told KTRK Houston News of this summer’s forecast.
- Texans will pay an average of $300 more per year on their electric bills to fund power lines connecting West Texas wind farms to customers in central and Texas, according to Watchdog.org. The Senate passed SB 931 to curb the project and relieve ratepayers, but the measure has stalled in the House.
- “Senate Republicans charged Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relies too heavily on politics in its regulations and not enough on science,” The Hill writes. Legislation that would overhaul membership and operation of the EPA’s scientific advisory boards was heard before the Environment and Public Works Committee subpanel.
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 […]