A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- The Senate Intelligence Committee is proposing installing analog technology into the grid to safeguard the country’s electric system. Senator Angus King of Maine, one of the four lawmakers behind the bill, says that using analog technology would reduce the chances of an attack as the equipment would need to be physically accessed. Lloyds of London estimates that an attack on the nation’s power grid could lead to economic losses ranging from $243 billion up to $1 trillion.
- In India, smartphone apps are helping to bring power to 1.3 billion people. The apps display power supply and prices with an aim for transparency and a reduction in the country’s blackouts.
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 […]