Luminant today released the following statement regarding the safety and reliability of its nuclear power plant in light of the impact of recent seismic events:
Luminant's highest priority each and every day is the safety of our neighbors, employees and plants. Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant was designed to meet the stringent requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Further, its seismic design meets all national codes, standards and regulations, ensuring a substantial safety margin with respect to earthquakes and other seismic activity.
Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corp., is a competitive power generation business, including mining, wholesale marketing and trading, and development operations. Luminant has more than 15,400 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 MW fueled by nuclear power and 8,000 MW fueled by coal. The company is also the largest purchaser of wind-generated electricity in Texas and fifth largest in the United States. EFH is a Dallas-based energy holding company that has a portfolio of competitive and regulated energy subsidiaries, primarily in Texas. Visit www.luminant.com or www.energyfutureholdings.com for additional information.