A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- The Public Utility Commission of Texas set the discount provided to low-income electricity customers at 31 percent, meaning the average customer on the program will notice about a $52 reduction on their monthly bill, Energy Choice Matters reports.
- Without nuclear energy, retail electricity rates could increase by about 6 percent, a new study by The Brattle Group finds. The report also concludes that nuclear energy plants contribute $60 billion annually to the U.S. gross domestic product, account for 475,000 full-time jobs and prevent 573 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
- The White House will announce today it intends to triple the solar energy capacity installed in federally subsidized housing by 2020, make it easier to borrow money for solar improvements and help renters gain access to solar energy, The New York Times writes.
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 […]