A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The EIA states that 5,000 MW of nuclear capacity is set to come online by 2020. Note that this number does not account for the recent news of impending nuclear facility closures. Additionally, up to 11 percent of the current U.S. fleet is at risk for retirement.
- In response to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, some states are taking sides on the issue. Additionally, several utilities are also suing the EPA including the National Mining Association. The regulations are designed to shift the utility industry toward clean energy sources.
- The most significant solar power tax credit will expire in 2016, which is leading solar developers to finish projects before the deadline so that they may take advantage of the credits. Bloomberg New Energy Finance states that without the tax credits, solar installations could drop roughly 70 percent.
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 […]