A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- Natural gas-fired electricity generation is expected to provide an average of 3.8 million MWh per day this year, 4 percent higher than in 2015. According to the EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, natural gas-fired generation could reach record highs in July and August with increased electricity demand due to the summer heat.
- Overall, Texas ranks No. 28 in energy costs with Texans paying an average of $289 per month on energy (inclusive of electricity, fueling the car, natural gas costs and monthly home heating-oil costs). According to a study by WalletHub, Connecticut is the most expensive state for energy prices followed by Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Some of the factors considered in the study included monthly electricity cost, monthly natural gas cost and monthly motor fuel cost.
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 […]