The most valuable resource at Luminant is not its equipment, facilities or fuel; it is the people who make its mines and plants work for the benefit of Texans. The internationally recognized Luminant Academy, with its state-of-the-art facility, is improving its workforce's current capabilities and helping assure the next generation of high performers.
Oncor's Kid's Corner is a great place for kids to learn new things about electricity and is also a great place for teachers to pick up new ideas and get more energized about their upcoming lessons.
Oncor's hands-on LivingWise® Program is designed to educate sixth-grade students about using energy and water resources wisely. This flexible and turnkey program provides teachers with education materials, lesson plans, activity books, and other engaging activities that can be used inside and outside the classroom.
Luminant Environmental Research Program
The centerpiece of Luminant's educational and research partnerships is the unique Luminant Environmental Research Program, which has produced outstanding scientists and environmental professionals and provided Luminant with sound environmental solutions since 1971.
Luminant Teacher-Education Summer Workshops
These successful summer program partnerships with universities help teachers understand the inextricable link between energy needs and the environment.
Luminant Power Track
Luminant Power Track, a new career-development scholarship program, has awarded its second class of students scholarships covering books and tuition toward one of four power plant degree paths and the opportunity for a full-time job following successful completion of the program.
TXU Energy Solar Academy
TXU Energy Solar Academy is partnering with National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) to implement their nationally recognized solar energy education program into Texas schools. This program brings hands-on solar teaching experiments and renewable energy curriculum into the classroom providing students and teachers with an interactive learning experience.
Energy Assistance Workshops
For close to a decade, TXU Energy has hosted energy assistance workshops for hundreds of social service organizations statewide to provide education and training regarding electric service and assistance plans, especially TXU Energy's programs.
Energy Efficiency Education
Also see "Managing Energy Use" for educational programs about energy efficiency and conservation.