A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- Tesla’s Powerwalls for home energy storage are now available in the U.S. Retailing for $3,000 and weighing 214 pounds, the 6.4 kWh energy storage unit stores energy collected from solar panels during the day to power the home throughout the evening. The unit has already been sold in other markets including Australia, South Africa and Europe.
- Based on the current forecast, ERCOT announced that there should be sufficient generation available to power the region this summer. The summer Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) reports 78,434 MW of total generation capacity to serve a projected peak demand of 70,588 MW. Initial reports for this fall also indicate sufficient generation for October – November.
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 […]