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With disaster recovery from Hurricane Ike well underway, TXU Energy announced today a series of steps it has taken to help customers with their electricity bills. TXU Energy customers should call 1-866-CALL-TXU to learn more.
Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings, has submitted an application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the potential expansion of its Comanche Peak nuclear power plant near Glen Rose, Texas.
Oncor's work is done in East Texas, according to Oncor Senior Vice President for Distribution Brenda Pulis. As of Saturday, every home or business in southeast Texas affected by Hurricane Ike that could take electricity had power. Some homes and businesses may be too damaged to be restored.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), and Luminant announced today they have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to advance the development of two potential new nuclear reactors at Luminant's Comanche Peak facility located near Glen Rose, Texas.
Luminant will today submit an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the potential expansion of its Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant near Glen Rose, Texas.
Cities Aggregation Power Project (CAPP), a non-profit organization that makes bulk electricity purchases on behalf of its member cities and local subdivisions, has signed an unprecedented 24-year agreement to purchase power from Luminant and its affiliates at highly-competitive, long-term energy prices, potentially saving Texas communities and taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Today, the companies of Energy Future Holdings (EFH) - Oncor, Luminant and TXU Energy - pledged $1 million in disaster relief funding to help those impacted by Hurricane Ike.
To help expedite the restoration of power, Oncor has dispatched approximately 1,000 crew members and contractors from as far away as Midland to the hardest hit parts of the company's grid in east Texas.
This morning, Hurricane Ike passed through Oncor's service area, primarily in its Eastern Region, with winds up to 90 mph causing power outages throughout the area. Oncor is ready to begin the restoration process after the hurricane moves north and out of the area.
With widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Ike, TXU Energy reminds and encourages its customers to report outages by calling 1-800-233-2133. This toll-free telephone number is available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week for reporting electricity outages.
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