A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- In November, wind generation in Texas broke a 31-month-old record share of total energy. Platts reports that wind farms produced 18.4 percent of ERCOT’s total load in November compared to 12.3 percent in October and 15.1 percent last November.
- The EIA introduced a Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory to provide the status of U.S. electric generating plants. The database provides a list of the plants that are retiring from the fleet as well as those being added.
- U.S. Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, speaks with Scientific American about “Mission Innovation,” the clean energy initiative announced at last week’s Paris climate talks. Secretary Moniz speaks to the need for cost reduction in clean technologies as well as enabling new technologies to be able to meet the global demand for energy.
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 […]