A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The EIA forecasts that there will be 1,083 MW of hydroelectric capacity installed between 2015 and 2019. Of this, 422 MW will be on dams that did not previously have electric generating units, also known as non-powered dams.
- Maine’s governor vetoed a bill that would revise the state’s net metering policy and boost solar energy. The legislation would have removed the state’s current retail rate net metering program and replaced it with a program that would require regulated utilities to purchase and aggregate solar generation from private solar owners and utility-scale developers. Utilities would then bid the generation into the region’s electricity markets.
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 […]