Oct. 19 — Rockdale has lost its biggest industry, greatest jobs provider and largest taxpayer. Again. Luminant announced Friday it will close its Sandow 4 and 5 power plants by January, and is also shutting down Three Oaks Mine, throwing more than 450 persons out of work, plus between an estimated 100 and 200 sub-contractors who will also be affected.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.