A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- On November 9, 2105, President Obama launched his own Facebook page to talk about the issues facing the country. In his first post, he discussed efforts to address climate change and the upcoming meeting in Paris. More at The White House Blog.
- The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is being asked to revisit PURPA, a law enacted in 1978 to promote the use of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Citing the change that has occurred in the electricity markets and electric grid in the past 40 years, several U.S. Senators are asking for a technical conference to review PURPA.
- The Energy Department has announced the launch of the SEED Collaborative. The SEED Collaborative is designed to help select cities/states manage building energy performance while seeking opportunities to improve efficiencies. The cities and states that will participate will be announced in 2016.
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 […]