A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- China will stop the construction of coal-fired power plants in 15 regions in an attempt to control surplus capacity. The country will also stop approving new projects until 2018. Initial estimates gather that up to 250 power projects with a total of 170 GWs could be involved.
- Of the country’s 50 states, 46 had solar policy debates in the last year (the four that did not were Alaska, North Dakota, Wyoming and Alabama). The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center released a report that discusses how the various states’ regulators, utilities and solar providers are attempting to find the best way to move forward on solar. The report breaks down the developments into five categories: net metering, fixed charges, the value of solar, community solar and solar ownership.
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 […]