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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.

Iberdrola Renewables makes cuts to U.S. staff


Iberdrola Renewables, a wind energy operator, has laid off approximately 50 of its U.S. employees.

FirstEnergy closing 2,600 MW of coal-fired power generation


FirstEnergy Corp. said its generation subsidiaries will retire six older coal-fired power plants, totaling 2,689 MW, by September 1, 2012. The plants are in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Shaw Group names Chief Accounting Officer


The Shaw Group Inc. said Timothy J. Poché has joined the company as its chief accounting officer.

B&W names new Chief Operating Officer


The Babcock & Wilcox Co. said Charles G. Spencer has joined Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc. (TSG) as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

MidAmerican begins new renewable energy business


MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. announced it has established a new business called MidAmerican Renewables LLC, which will oversee wind, geothermal, solar and hydro projects.

New classes available through PowerGen University


Five new classes are now available through Power Generation University!

Parsons Brinckerhoff names new COO


Guy Templeton has been named president and chief operating officer (COO) of the Asia/Australia-Pacific/Southern Africa operating company of New York-based Parsons Brinckerhoff.

Westinghouse head announces retirement


Aris Candris, president and CEO of Westinghouse, announced his retirement effective at the end of March 2012.

Areva announces leadership changes


Areva said it has named Tom Franch senior vice president of the Reactors and Services Business Group (R&S BG) for Areva Inc., and Gary Mignogna as senior vice president of the Engineering and Projects (E&P) Organization in North America.

INPO selects new CEO


The Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) selected Admiral Robert Willard of the U.S. Navy to be the new president and CEO of the not-for-profit organization.

Fluor announces leadership changes


Fluor Corp. has made changes to the company’s existing senior leadership structure.

URS Corp. names new VP


Marc Tellier has been named vice president, Engineering Services, Private Sector Business Development, for the Infrastructure and Environment Division of URS Corp.

Eco Power Solutions names new CEO


Eco Power Solutions, a provider of multi-pollutant emission control and energy recovery systems, named Thomas J. Bartolomei is the company’s new CEO.

Luminant asks EPA to further ease CSAPR


Luminant Generation Co has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further ease the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which is set to affect power generators beginning Jan. 1, 2012.

NERC hires associate general counsel, director of compliance enforcement


The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has announced that Kenneth Lotterhos will join NERC as associate general counsel and director of compliance enforcement, effective Dec. 5.

Vestas adds VP for North American wind power market


Vestas said it has added Mark Preston as vice president of technology for its North American operations.

PPL Corp. CEO to retire, Spence named as replacement


PPL Corp. announced Nov. 17 that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Miller will retire effective March 31, 2012.

AEP makes executive changes


Robert P. Powers has been elected executive vice president and chief operating officer of American Electric Power, effective immediately.