A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The U.K.’s National Grid forecasts that the country will have too much electricity this summer due to the growth in wind and solar farms. If this should occur, it could result in an unprecedented emergency order to the country’s power plants to switch off as well as companies being paid to shift their power demand to the times when electricity is at a surplus.
- At the end of 2015, there were 71 waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the U.S. with a total generating capacity of 2.3 GW. They are located in 20 states but concentrated in Florida and the Northeast with Florida having more than 20 percent of the country’s WTE electricity generation capacity. WTE plants accounted for 0.4 percent of total U.S. electricity generation in 2015.
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 […]