A nearly daily update of energy-related news:
- On Wednesday, August 10, ERCOT set a new systemwide demand record of 70,572 MW, surpassing the previous peak demand record set on Monday, August 8 of this week. ERCOT officials continue to monitor the market to ensure that there is sufficient generation available to meet the needs of Texans during the hot summer months.
- The Australian government has rejected bids from the Chinese government-owned State Grid and Hong Kong’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure to operate Ausgrid, the Australian company that owns most of the electricity distribution assets in Sydney and surrounding areas. Officials are citing national security concerns as the root of this decision. Bidders have until next Thursday to propose their final argument before a final ruling is made.
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 […]