A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The Amazon Wind Farm Fowler Ridge, owned by Amazon Web Services (a business unit within Amazon.com), generated more than 1.1 million KWh of renewable electricity on January 1, 2016 – its first day of full operation. This is enough power to fuel more than 100 US homes for an entire year. The company has a goal of 40 percent renewable energy for their global infrastructure by the end of 2016.
- The EIA reports that this winter is predicted to be about 15 percent warmer than last year. Consumers should expect to save more than 20 percent on their seasonal heating bills with low fuel prices for natural gas and other fuels such as heating oil. The warmer weather can be traced back to El Niño which is bringing warm weather to the Northeast.
- A Canadian city is working with Yoplait Liberté to convert expired yogurt into natural gas. The natural gas produced will be used to power the city’s vehicles as well as heat its buildings.
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 […]