A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration
- A federal court in Washington, D.C., called the first lawsuit against the EPA’s Clean Power Plan untimely because “the complained-of agency action is not final.” As a result, the court tossed the case without review. GreenTechMedia reports that executives from large utilities expect additional challenges to the law.
- Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter is the new chairman of the state’s oil and gas regulatory agency. Porter, who has provided accounting services to oil and gas producers, royalty owners and oil field service companies, takes over the post from outgoing Chairwoman Christi Craddick.
- The head of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas says he’s stepping down next year. H.B. “Trip” Doggett has been president and CEO of the state’s main grid operator since 2010.
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 […]