A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that said FERC acted within its authority to set rates for demand response payments, a group of 25 states asked the Court to stop the new regulations from taking effect until their legal challenges have been resolved. Texas and West Virginia led the states to ask Chief Justice John Roberts to bar the EPA from enforcing the Clean Power Plan. It is now up to Roberts to either review the application independently or refer it to the court.
- The California Public Utilities Commission will vote on Thursday on new rules for “net energy metering,” the system that pays solar homeowners for their extra power. Net metering has become an incentive for California homeowners considering placing solar panels on their rooftops; however, the state’s utility companies believe the existing system is unfair to non-solar companies.
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 […]