- The EIA reports that at the end of 2016 we will have retired more coal-fired power plants than in any other year. The closing of the plants is to meet the EPA’s limits on mercury and air toxins. Remaining power plants will run harder to meet the demand as gas prices rise.
- Experts at last week’s White House Summit on Nuclear Energy say that more nuclear power is needed to limit climate change. This is despite the fact that many nuclear plants around the world are scheduled for closure. However, there are 65 units being built globally according to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
- U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, states that the Paris Climate Deal will not be a legally binding treaty. Kerry states that the Paris meeting would not be similar to the Kyoto Protocol which specified targets the ratifying countries were legally required to meet. The Paris meeting is set to begin at the end of November.
TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company
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 […]