A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- In the country’s latest attempt to stave off its power crisis, Venezuela’s president announced that all public sector workers will work a two-day work week for at least two weeks. The country has already implemented rolling blackouts and given government workers every Friday off to save power, but with water levels at the nation’s largest dam which provides 66 percent of the country’s power at its minimum operating level, additional measures are being taken.
- Burlington, Vermont, became the first U.S. city to run on 100 percent renewable electricity. The electricity is acquired by biomass, hydroelectric, solar and wind energy with hydroelectric energy as its largest source of renewable power. The city has a population of 42,000.
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 […]