A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- According to the EIA’s 2016 Annual Energy Outlook, electricity sales across all sectors are expected to increase through 2040. In 2015, a total of 3.7 kWh of electricity was sold with this number expected to grow by 0.7 percent annually. Electricity sales to the residential sector is expected to rise by 0.3 percent per year, sales to commercial customers are projected to increase by 0.8 percent annually and the industrial sector is projected to grow by 1.1 percent per year.
- Ernest Moniz, U.S. energy secretary, announced $82 million for nuclear energy research as part of the government’s plan to reduce carbon emissions. These funds will be directed to 93 research projects across 28 states. Moniz states “Nuclear energy remains very important. It remains by far the biggest source of carbon-free electricity.”
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 […]