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Arch Coal announces leadership changes


Arch Coal Inc. said Deck S. Slone has been elected senior vice president, strategy and public policy, effective June 1.

NERC names new general counsel


NERC President and Chief Executive Officer Gerry Cauley has announced that Charles A. Berardesco will join NERC as the new general counsel, effective July 2.

Patriot Coal reducing production


Patriot Coal Corp. on April 20 said it plans to further reduce thermal coal production.

First Solar restructures business


First Solar Inc. on April 17 said it is restructuring its operations in response to deteriorating market conditions in Europe and to reduce costs and align its organization with sustainable market opportunities.

B&W names new senior VP and head of business development


The Babcock & Wilcox Co. named Ali Azad as senior vice president and chief business development officer, effective immediately.

Areva unit announces organizational changes


Transnuclear Inc., an Areva company that delivers solutions for the transportation and storage of radioactive materials to utility customers, on April 5 announced organizational and leadership changes.

Entergy announces leadership changes


Entergy Corp. on April 5 said Theodore H. Bunting Jr. has been elected group president, Utility Operations.

B&W names new president and CEO


The Babcock & Wilcox Co. on April 4 said James (Jim) Ferland has been appointed president and chief executive officer, effective April 19, 2012.

Incoming Westinghouse CEO resigns


The Westinghouse Electric Co. Board of Directors on April 3 said it accepted the resignation of Jim Ferland, previously announced as incoming president and chief executive officer.

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.