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On the Lege: TXU Meltdown
TXU says FU, then backs down
"...critical make-or-break stage of the legislative process, the "new" TXU had hoped by now to be basking in the..."

April 13, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

TXU Still Eyeing Clean Coal
Company continues clinging to previous dirty plans.
"...TXU Corporation is now planning to build two coal-gasification or..."

March 23, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

TXU Tries Smoothing Waters
Partners involved in sale of TXU to private equity firm visit Lege to make nice, turn back wave of anti-TXU legislation
"...Partners involved in the sale of TXU to a private equity firm – Henry Kravis of..."

March 23, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Coal News: Sierra Club Still Watching TXU, Ranks of Greenhouse-Gas Reduction Accord Grow, and Coal-Fired Power Plant Investments Protested
"...The Lone Star Sierra Club is prodding Dallas utility TXU, now doing business as Luminant, to solidify its commitment..."

Nov. 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

TXU Faces Fines
The commercial supply side of the electricity giant gets caught re-signing customers without telling them.
"...Commission has handed down a $5 million fine against TXU Energy Retail Company LP. It's part of a settlement..."

July 23, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

TXU: Merger or Coal, You Decide
TXU Corps. is pulling the plug on eight proposed coal-fired power plants. Maybe.
"...TXU Corp. has confirmed it's suspending the applications for eight..."

March 1, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Coal Hard Reality
Still cloudy over TXU
"...11 pulverized coal plants currently proposed in Texas, by TXU Energy and other utilities. Although TXU's recent deletion of..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Dirty Coal Update: Fast-Tracking Slowed Down
Travis Co. district judge issues temporary injunction instructing state administrative hearings judges to ignore Perry’s 2005 executive order fast-tracking coal-plant permitting as hearings were set to begin Wednesday on six TXU plants.
"...as hearings were set to begin Wednesday on six TXU plants, consolidated into one case under Perry’s order...."

Feb. 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Capitalists, Conservationists Say No to Dirty Coal
Showdown taking shape over plans to build 16 old-style coal-fired power plants, which threaten to push Austin's marginal air quality into the red
"...over plans by various electric utilities, led by Dallas-based TXU, to build 16 old-style, coal-fired power plants, which threaten..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Power Plant Pollution Battle Still On
TXU's Oak Grove lignite-burning facility gets state approval.
"...over 19 proposed pulverized coal power plants, Dallas-based utility TXU has been feverishly advertising its new, cleaner image as..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

It's the Carbon, Stupid!
Texas leaders continue to drag their boot heels on global warming
"...by the massive PR blitz of Dallas utility giant TXU, which is proposing 11 of the 19 plants. According..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Texas Coal Rush Update
Planned coal power plants loom large, get political
"...November elections. A handful of utilities, led by Dallas-based TXU, have come up with a solution to what they..."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Dirty-Coal Reversal
TXU agrees to buy-out, announces it will abandon plans for eight of its proposed coal-fired plants
"...over the construction of 17 new coal-fired power plants, TXU, the energy giant with 11 controversial plants in the..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Coal's Body Count
"...Singled out by the report was Dallas mega-utility TXU, planning 11 of the 19 total pulverized coal plants..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...they're just blowing smoke, but the big dogs at TXU Corp. are threatening to sue a Dallas-area environmental group..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature

Dirty Air Update
Energy industry still running roughshod over Texas
"...utilities and Gov. Rick Perry's political coffers run deep. TXU Energy, with 11 of the 17 pending coal generator..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Wind power is creating a huge buzz in Texas; but will the honeymoon last?
"...though hardly the leader. On October 31, Dallas-based giant TXU Electric and Gas announced its fourth major purchase of..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
"...• The State Board of Education, which manages the..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Coal Goes to Court
Lawsuits are flying to stop dirty power plants
"...in December to consolidate public hearings for six separate TXU plants into one hearing. The fast-track cuts in half..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...• On the climate-change front, mega-utility TXU made front-page news this spring when it announced it..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature

Clean Energy: Austin's Next Boom?
A Preview of Clean Energy Potential in Central Texas
"...of engineering for the PUC, major utilities such as TXU, LCRA, and American Electric Power are expected to participate..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Courtney Barry

Naked City
"...SOAH's decision to combine application hearings for six proposed TXU plants into one. According to plaintiff attorneys, "The Texas..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...The Lone Star Sierra Club is prodding Dallas utility TXU, now doing business as Luminant, to solidify its commitment..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature

All Hail Texas!
Texas emits more globe-warming carbon dioxide than any other state in the nation, by a long shot
"...of local and city governments have vowed to fight TXU's gigantic Oak Grove coal power plant, under construction 115..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

They Used to Call It Train Wreck
TCEQ lets Texas slide further into a coal-fired future.
"...Grove power plant. This further smooths the road for TXU Power to construct the two coal-burning generator units, producing..."

June 14, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Real Price Cuts? Now That Would be Shocking
Did Rep. Dunnam really kill an electricity rate rebate bill, or a PR stunt?
"...bill mostly did was ease the proposed sale of TXU to Texas Energy Future Holdings LLP. Almost none of..."

May 30, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "Clearly TXU has been exaggerating the need for these plants, and..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...as hearings were set to begin Wednesday on six TXU plants, consolidated into one case under Perry's order. The..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature

Business Leaders Hire Lobbyists to Battle Dirty Coal
Coalition of free-market well-to-dos formed to oppose Texas' 17 proposed pulverized coal power plants fights electric utilities using their own weapon of choice – lobbyists
"...Hotels.com, argues that utilities' coal proposals, especially those of TXU (proposing 11 plants), don't reflect the plants' true costs,..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• "TXU representative" Darth Vader handed a performer playing Governor Perry..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

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