POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for August 1, 2016

Nuclear power plant approved for the southwest of England; Positive job growth in Dallas


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily update of energy-related news:

  • EDF’s board, a utility based out of France, has approved a plan to build a nuclear power plant in the southwest of England. The plant will generate enough electricity to power six million homes, approximately 7 percent of Britain’s energy needs. However, the project has not yet been finalized in the U.K. with Prime Minister Theresa May stating that government will continue to look into the project and make a final decision this fall.
  • According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas employment grew at a 1.1 percent annualized rate in June. San Antonio and Dallas were the two major Texas cities to show positive job growth through June 2016 at 2.1 percent and 0.3 percent annualized gains respectively.
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