A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- In southern California, two utility companies will set up 5,000 electric-vehicle (EV) chargers in the first of its kind pilot program. Southern California Edison will spend $45 million to deploy 3,500 EV chargers and San Diego Gas & Electric will spend $22 million to rollout 1,500 EV chargers. The two utilities have different tactics for how they will approach the pilot program: SCE will own the entire infrastructure minus the EV-charging units; SDG&E will own the chargers, the distribution lines, transformers and all other gear needed to connect to the grid.
- Google has been testing solar-powered 5G drone aircraft to replace the current cellular-based networks that we use to send and receive data. The company is currently testing this technology in New Mexico under the name “SkyBender.”
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 […]