A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- Customers in Texas are seeing the lowest average cost for solar energy (on a per-watt basis) according to EnergySage. While the national average is $3.69 per watt, the price in Texas is $3.21 per watt. However, there is a nine-year payback period in Texas which is higher than the national average of eight years.
- In order to conserve electricity, Venezuela is switching time zones and shifting its time forward by 30 minutes to save power. This is in addition to government workers being given a day off each week and the announcement of a public sector holiday being added just before the country’s Independence Declaration Day that will extend the time workers spend outside of the office. The country is facing low water levels in its 18 hydroelectric dams, the source of the country’s electricity.
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 […]