A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- This fall, Toyota Motor Corp. and partners are testing the feasibility of using renewable energy to power forklifts in an attempt to lower their carbon footprint. They will use electricity generated at a wind-power plant near Tokyo to separate hydrogen and oxygen from water; the hydrogen will be sent to locations that will use it on fuel cell-powered forklifts. Toyota and partners expect this low-carbon hydrogen supply chain to reduce CO2 emissions by 80 percent compared to forklifts using gasoline or grid electricity.
- By the end of the month, South African Department of Energy Director General, Thabana Zulu, will issue a request for proposals to build a nuclear power plant that can generate as much as 9,600 MWs of capacity. The government is attempting to address energy shortfalls in the country. Estimates for building the nuclear power plant range from $37 billion to $100 billion.
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 […]