A nearly daily update of energy related news:
- This week, the U.S. hit a solar milestone and celebrated installing 1 million solar installations across the country. While it took 40 years to reach this number, it is expected to only take two years to install the next 1 million. Additionally, the current total solar capacity of 27 GW is expected to triple in the next four years.
- In Massachusetts, legislators are reviewing an offshore wind bill that would place a mandate on the state to purchase 2,000 MW of offshore wind over the next 10 years. If passed, the law could produce a $10 billion regional investment in offshore wind. Details indicating how much power the state’s utilities would have to buy have not yet been disclosed.
- China will build up to 20 nuclear power stations that will float in the South China. These stations will provide power to desalinization plants and offshore projects like oilfield exploration rigs.
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 […]