A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- This morning, the U.S. Senate passed a wide-ranging bill (by 85-12) to modernize the country’s energy policy. The bill attempts to modernize the power grid, spur innovations in energy storage and speed the permitting process for LNG exports. It is the first energy bill in the Senate to be passed in nine years.
- Dyson Ltd, a British technology company that designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans, and heaters, plans to invest £1 billion in battery technology over the next five years. This news follows the announcement made in October 2015 when the company acquired a solid-state battery company, Sakti3, for $90 million. The battery will be used in the company’s electric vehicle which it is said to be developing.
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 […]