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Nuclear power research programs awarded $39 million

08/09/2011

The Department of Energy (DOE) said that it has awarded up to $39 million in research grants aimed at developing nuclear energy technologies and training and educating the next generation of leaders in the U.S. nuclear industry.

Areva names two to lead nuclear business unit

08/09/2011

Areva named Michael McMahon as chief executive officer and Bob Grubb as president and chief operating officer of the company’s Transnuclear Inc. unit.

PG&E names Earley as its new CEO and president

08/09/2011

PG&E Corp. announced that Anthony F. Earley Jr. will become the company's new chairman of the Board, chief executive officer and president.

Natural gas-fired, coal-fired restructuring completed at Dynegy

08/08/2011

Dynegy Inc. completed an internal restructuring to create separate coal-fired power generation and natural gas-fired power generation units.

Solar manufacturer to own plant in Mexico

08/05/2011

SunPower Corp. plans to own and operate a solar panel manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Mexico.

CFO leaves NRG

08/04/2011

NRG Energy Inc. said its CFO Christian S. Schade is leaving the company.

U.S. economic improvement slowed in July

08/02/2011

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 24th consecutive month and the economy as a whole grew for the 26th consecutive month.

Nuclear power plant workers end strike

07/28/2011

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group LLC (CENG) said it reached an agreement with the company’s union, ending a 17-day strike at the Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant in New York.

TransAlta pres., CEO to retire; successor named

07/28/2011

TransAlta Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Snyder is retiring effective January 1, 2012. Dawn Farrell, TransAlta's Chief Operating Officer, was named his successor.

FirstEnergy unit names Graf director at Harrison station

07/26/2011

James E. Graf was named director of the 1,984 MW coal-fired Harrison Power Station, part of FirstEnergy.

Canadian Solar names Potter senior VP and CFO

07/25/2011

Canadian Solar Inc. appointed Michael Potter as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective July 20, 2011.

PPL Corp. names Spence as president

07/22/2011

William H. Spence was named president of PPL Corp. He had been executive vice president and COO since 2006. He will continue to serve as COO.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new director

07/19/2011

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced the selection of Mark A. Satorius as Director of the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs.

EPA rules could result in higher benefits, study says

07/14/2011

A study co-sponsored by the Clean Air Council indicates that the benefits of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed Utility MACT rule are greater than analysis originally conducted by the Agency.

Woods to retire from Enercon Services

07/11/2011

Art Woods, vice president of Business Development with Enercon Services Inc., has announced his retirement from the company.

Nuclear regulatory commissioner sworn in for second term

07/07/2011

William C. Ostendorff was sworn in as a Commissioner of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) July 7 to a five-year term ending on June 30, 2016.

A-Power names Zhang interim CFO

07/06/2011

A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd. Chief Financial Officer Kin Kwong Mak will end his extended service contract on July 15, 2011.

Where are the manufacturing jobs?

06/30/2011

A report examines why skilled workers are not finding manufacturing jobs.

Sempra Energy names Reed CEO

06/28/2011

The board of directors of Sempra Energy elected Debra L. Reed chief executive officer.

Flexon named president of Dynegy

06/22/2011

UGI Corp. said that Robert C. Flexon, current chief financial officer, will resign effective July 10 to become president and chief executive officer of Dynegy Inc.