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The Shaw Group announces retirement of executive VP


The Shaw Group Inc. said Gary P. Graphia, executive vice president, will retire from the company effective May 1, 2012.

GE names four to new positions


GE has appointed four to new positions within the company.

PPL elects new chairman


PPL Corp. on March 28 said its board of directors elected William H. Spence chairman of the company, effective April 1.

Westinghouse names new vice president


Westinghouse Electric Co. said James (Jim) A. Noyes has been named vice president of Installation and Modification Services, Nuclear Services, effective April 1.

SNC-Lavalin announces leadership change


SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. on March 26 said Pierre Duhaime has stepped down from his position as Chief Executive Officer and will retire from the company.

Eco Power Solutions names VP of sales


Eco Power Solutions named Peter Kawa as senior vice president of sales.

Gas-fired power plant worker dies in accident


An Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. (OG&E) employee died March 20 in an accident at the 1,230 MW gas-fired Redbud power plant in Luther, Okla.

AEP Ohio names new president and COO


American Electric Power said it has named Pablo A. Vegas president and chief operating officer of AEP Ohio, effective May 1.

SEPA Welcomes Eran Mahrer as VP of Utility Strategy


The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has announced that the newly-created position of Vice President, Utility Strategy has been filled by Eran Mahrer. In this role, Mr. Mahrer will lead SEPA’s efforts in engaging utilities to develop solar strategies and practices.

Areva announces leadership change in North America


As part of an ongoing effort to improve efficiency and operations through restructuring and consolidation of North American business entities, Areva on March 15 said Areva NP Inc. and Areva NC Inc. will become integrated companies under Areva Inc.

Fluor names new CFO


Fluor Corp. said Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) D. Michael Steuert will retire at the end of May.

Verschuren to help energy storage startup


Entrepreneur Annette Verschuren will take the role of executive chair of NRStor Inc., a new company established to commercialize energy storage technologies.

Tenaska Power Services names new president


Tenaska Power Services Co. (TPS), the power marketing affiliate of Omaha, Neb.-based Tenaska, has promoted Kevin Smith to president, effective May 1, 2012, with the retirement of current President Trudy Harper.

Abound Solar shutting down thin-film module production for now


Abound Solar announced it is temporarily shutting down production of its first generation thin film modules and laying off 180 employees from its Colorado facility.

Dominion announces leadership changes


Dominion said on Feb. 29 Diane Leopold and Paul E. Ruppert will trade job responsibilities.

PG&E names new Chief Nuclear Officer


Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has named Edward Halpin as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer.

FirstEnergy board member announces retirement


FirstEnergy Corp. said Jesse T. Williams Sr., will retire from the company's Board of Directors, effective March 1, following 20 years of service.

Exelon and Constellation announce leadership changes


Exelon Corp. on Feb. 9 announced leadership changes upon the closing of Exelon’s merger with Constellation Energy Group.

Offshore wind developer names new CEO


New Jersey-based offshore wind energy developer Fishermen’s Energy says that Chris Wissemann has been appointed as the company’s CEO.

Fluor elects new company chairman


Fluor Corp. said its board of directors elected David T. Seaton as the company’s new chairman.