A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Triple-digit temperatures pushed demand on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas grid past the 69,000 megawatt mark Monday afternoon, setting a new record. “Despite the record demand, the system performed well, ERCOT Chief Operating Officer Brad Jones said. The grid’s operating reserves remained above 3,000 megawatts during the record peak,” The San Antonio Express-News writes.
- According to Energy Choice Matters, staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas have sought guidance on whether the current cap used to define distributed generation should be increased or eliminated from governing rules.
- “The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to fix by this spring the problem that caused the Supreme Court to rule against its major air pollution regulation in July,” The Hill writes. The agency is said to be conducting a cost-benefit analysis as part of a revision of its mercury emissions rule.
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 […]