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TransCanada's director announces retirement


TransCanada Corp. announced that Director John MacNaughton retired effective Jan. 9 due to ill health.

Luminant names McFarland as new CEO


Mac McFarland is the new CEO of Luminant as of Jan. 1.

Successful Water Treatment at Gas-Fired Power Generation Units


Many important factors affect successful water treatment for power generators today.

Training the next generation of nuclear power plant operators


With the first new nuclear build in decades under way in the US, a new generation of operators is being trained to run first-of-their-kind power plants built for the digital age.

AWEA CEO Denise Bode announces her resignation


Denise Bode, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, has announced that she is resigning, effective Jan. 1, to return to private practice as a tax attorney.

News in Briefs


Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) appointed Jeff S. Forbes  as executive vice president, nuclear operations and chief nuclear officer at Entergy Nuclear effective Jan 2.Forbes will be replacing John Herron, who has spent 33 years in the nuclear industry and announced his retirement effective March 31.

UK launches council to improve nuclear supply chain, announces new jobs at Sellafield


The UK has announced the formation of a Nuclear Industry Council, comprised of representatives of companies from each segment of the nuclear supply chain.

Miller named vice president of Dominion East Ohio


Dominion has announced that Scott C. Miller, vice president – budgeting, business planning and market analysis, will become a vice president at Dominion East Ohio, effective Jan. 1.

CH2M Hill names president of Energy & Chemicals Business Group


CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm, is pleased to announce that Rob Berra has joined the company as President of its Energy & Chemicals Business Group.

Survey: Mismanagement seen at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant


Nearly half the workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reported receiving payment from firms other than those giving them work assignments, according to a recent survey.

Canadian nuclear regulator reappointed


The government of Canada reappointed Michael Binder to another five-year term as president of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

Global Solar Energy lays off employees, shuts down Tucson facility


Tucson-based Global Solar Energy Inc., a manufacturer of thin-film solar technologies, has terminated most of its employees and ended operations.

Global Clean Energy appoints Chief Operating Officer


Global Clean Energy Inc. has named Brian Levine as COO, effective Dec 1, 2012. Levine joins GCEI from WindTronics Inc.

Jim Rogers announces intent to retire from Duke Energy


Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on Nov. 29 announced his intent to retire from the company by the end of 2013, which is consistent with the expiration of his employment contract.

AMSC to cut workforce by 25%


AMSC, a provider of solutions in the wind and grid industries, announced that it is reducing its workforce by 25 percent and is consolidating office space to lower operating costs due to a delay in wind turbine electrical control system shipments to partners of its Windtec Solutions unit.

AEP announces leadership changes


American Electric Power has announced organizational and executive leadership changes as part of a corporate-wide repositioning effort, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP president and chief executive officer.

Boiler manufacturer reorganizes company


Victory Energy Operations LLC, a designer, manufacturer, engineer and servicer of boilers, has completed a majority recapitalization with Saw Mill Capital Partners LP in partnership with John Viskup, Victory’s founder, president and CEO.

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. announces leadership changes


FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp., has announced that Peter P. Sena III, current president and chief operating officer, has been elected president and chief nuclear officer of FENOC.

AEHI CEO to step down; interim named


Alternate Energy Holdings Inc. (AEHI) announced that founder, director and CEO Don Gillispie will step down effective immediately due to ongoing health concerns.

Gamesa announces 92 layoffs


Wind turbine maker Gamesa has announced 92 layoffs in Pennsylvania.