A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- GE will stop producing compact fluorescent lights by the end of 2016 and will focus on halogen incandescents and high-efficiency LEDs. Currently, both CFLs and LEDs account for 15 percent (each) of light bulb sales in the U.S. However, the company projects that LEDs will account for almost 50 percent of bulbs used in the U.S. by 2020 and the use of CFLs has been declining.
- The state of Texas ranked third on a report studying grid modernization falling just behind California and Illinois. The study finds that the top ranked states are making substantive advances and pulling away from lower ranked states. A key takeaway of the report is that grid modernization faces obstacles regarding both costs and benefits.
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 […]