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2008-09-22 12:00:33

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. "Families are focused on putting their lives back together as soon as possible," said Jim Burke, chief executive officer, TXU Energy. "We want to help by making their electric bill one less thing they have to worry about." During this time of need, TXU Energy is...

2008-09-22 09:00:49

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. The application requests approval for two new nuclear power generation units of 1,700MW each. These new units are expected to produce enough nuclear electricity to power approximately 1.8 million average Texas homes. Luminant has also submitted a loan guarantee application form to...

2008-09-21 00:00:21

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. At the peak of Hurricane Ike's impact on Sept. 13, 108,000 homes and businesses were without power in the Lufkin, Nacogdoches and Tyler areas. "Oncor crews have worked hard to return electric...

2008-09-19 15:00:48

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. Later today, Luminant will file a combined license (COL) application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The application is expected to request approval for an expansion of Luminant's existing Comanche Peak Nuclear...

2008-09-19 12:00:31

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. "This application is an initial, but significant, step toward expanding the use of safe, dependable, clean nuclear power," said Luminant Chief Executive Officer David Campbell. "While we are just at the beginning of a multi-year regulatory review process, we are focused on developing new generation resources for Texas."...

2008-09-18 15:00:32

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. Under the agreement, more than 150 members of CAPP and its sister organization, the South Texas...

2008-09-16 15:00:33

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. "Energy Future Holdings is a family of Texas-based companies and we live, work and do business in these communities that have been devastated by this disaster," said CEO John Young. "We all have family, friends and neighbors who have been affected, and feel it is our responsibility to participate in the network of...

2008-09-14 12:00:21

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. Oncor currently has 85,000 outages, primarily in Angelina, Nacogdoches, Cherokee, Anderson, Rusk and Houston Counties. At the height of the storm, 108,000 homes and businesses in Oncor's service area were without power. With rain still falling Saturday night, Oncor crews had already...

2008-09-13 18:00:22

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. Throughout Oncor's south east service area there are more than 100,000 homes and businesses without power. This area consists of Angelina, Nacogdoches, Cherokee, Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt, Smith, Rusk and Gregg Counties....

2008-09-13 12:00:20

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. Spanish-speaking customer service representatives are available. TXU Energy immediately contacts the appropriate local electric delivery utility to initiate restoration of service. Power-Outage Tips: -- Unplug sensitive...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.