A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- According to data released by the EIA, natural gas continues to be the leading fuel for power generation, supplying 32.1 percent of total U.S. electricity at utility-scale power plants in Q1 2016. The EIA expects natural gas to supply 34.4 percent of total generation in 2016, up from 32.7 percent in 2015.
- Texas was ranked in the top 10 of states with the best economies in a recent study from WalletHub. The study compared the economic performance of all 50 states and the District of Columbia across three areas – economic activity, economic health and innovation potential. Texas has the second-highest GDP growth, just behind North Dakota and tied with Washington and Louisiana for the top spot in the exports-per-capital category. However, the state was ranked 34th for economic health (data looked into the state’s unemployment rates, median annual income and foreclosure rates) and was ranked 20th in innovation potential.
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 […]