A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The top three companies in terms of total wind and solar capacity additions are Google (1630.8 MW), Amazon (538 MW) and Facebook (338 MW). In 2015, a variety of companies (like Dow Chemical and Ikea) made deals to purchase 3.4 GW of renewable energy; two-thirds of these purchases were from first-time buyers.
- By 2020, the U.S. energy storage market is expected to reach 1.7 GW with a projected value of $2.5 billion according to a report by GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association. The U.S. installed 221 MW of storage in 2015, up from the 65 MW installed in 2014. “We can look back at 2015 as the year when energy storage really took off,” says Ravi Manghani, GTM Research senior energy storage analyst and author of the report.
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 […]