A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- In the next couple of weeks, ERCOT will be discussing how it can best resolve issues related to switchable resources around several Texas power plants. In total, there are 4,159 MW of generation being discussed. A staff white paper raised a variety of challenges including how these resources should be designted in ERCOT’s software and when a switchable resource could be dispatched to operate under the reliability unit commitment process in normal operating conditions. Another issue includes how a switchable resource would be required to report its outage status.
- The EIA released an interactive Electricity Data Browser to provide a comprehensive look into the U.S. electricity sector.
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 […]