A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The solar industry could lead to $2 billion in lost revenues for U.S. generators according to a report from ICF International. There are more than 1 million homes in the country expected to have solar panels by the end of April 2016. This statistic is affecting the east coast as grid managers are expected to reduce the amount of electricity they buy from conventional plants by about 1,400 MWs beginning in 2019.
- The EIA predicts that 2016 will be the first year on record that natural gas-fired generation will exceed coal generation. In EIA’s forecast for 2016, natural gas is expected to provide 33 percent of the generation while coal’s share would fall to 32 percent.
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 […]