A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- ERCOT predicts a spring usage peak of 58,279 MW – well within the system capacity – in its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy. The earliest forecasts for this summer indicate record peak electricity usage with demand peaking at more than 70,000 MW for the first time. The system is expected to have more than 79,000 MW of available generation.
- The U.S. has approved a research facility off Virginia’s coast to test wind turbines in a harsh open sea environment. This facility will include construction of two 6-megawatt turbines 27 miles off Virginia Beach which will generate enough electricity to power 3,000 homes.
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 […]