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CH2M Hill names Fulgham as VP of development group


CH2M Hill named Alonzo Fulgham as the vice president, Strategy and Sustainable International Development in the Environmental Services Business Group.

AEP elects new member to Board of Directors


Sandra Beach Lin, former president and chief executive officer of Calisolar Inc., has been elected to the American Electric Power Board of Directors.

GE to reorganize Energy business; Krenicki to leave company


GE said it will phase out its central headquarters and form three new units from its energy business.

Nuclear Energy Institute elects new chairman, vice chairman


The Nuclear Energy Institute on July 20 elected John F. Young, president and CEO of Energy Future Holdings (EFH), as chairman of its board of directors.

FirstEnergy announces Finance, Generation leadership changes


FirstEnergy Corp. on July 19 announced a number of leadership changes in its Finance and Generation organizations.

Johnson: Duke wanted out of merger


Former Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson told the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) on July 19 that he believes Duke Energy wanted to back out of the merger agreement it had made with Progress.

NAES names several to turbine service unit


NAES Corp., a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, added several new members to its Houston-based Turbine Services Division.

Johnson out as chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute


Former Progress Energy Chief Executive Officer Bill Johnson has been removed as chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute and member of the organization’s board.

Duke names VP of Regulated Utilities


Duke Energy on July 13 named Keith Trent executive vice president of Regulated Utilities, effective immediately.

North American nuclear industry facing major workforce shortage, report says


A report by GlobalData says that the nuclear power industry in the U.S. and Canada must “significantly” promote education and careers or else there will be a major shortage of qualified workers to support nuclear growth plans.

Duke executives resign in wake of merger


Duke Energy Corp. said that John McArthur, executive vice president of regulated utilities, Mark Mulhern, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, and Paula Sims, chief integration and innovation officer, have resigned, effective immediately.

UPDATE: Unexpected leadership change during Duke-Progress merger under investigation


When Duke Energy completed its merger with Progress Energy on July 2, many were surprised to hear that Bill Johnson, CEO of Progress, had resigned.

Labor dispute continues at Candu Energy


More than 700 employees of Candu Energy walked off the job July 9 after attempts failed to reach a contractual agreement.

Macfarlane sworn in as NRC Chairman


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on July 9 said Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, designated by President Obama as chairman of the NRC, was sworn in as the 15th person chosen to lead the agency.

Workforce lockout ends at nuclear power plant in Massachusetts


Members of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 369 on Sunday, July 8, voted to ratify a new, four-year bargaining union contract, effective May 16, 2012, for workers at Entergy’s 688 MW Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Massachusetts.

The Shaw Group announces leadership changes


The Shaw Group Inc. on July 9 announced multiple organizational changes, including a new president for its Power Group.

Peabody Energy announces leadership change


Peabody Energy said Charles Meintjes has been named Acting President of the Peabody Americas business unit.

DTE names Plona as senior VP and chief nuclear officer


Jack M. Davis, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer at DTE Energy's Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant, has announced that he is retiring at the end of 2012.

Westinghouse names new president and CEO in Japan


Westinghouse Electric Co. has named Mark Fecteau president and chief executive officer of Westinghouse Electric Japan (WEJ), replacing Jack Allen, who will continue to serve as president of the company's Asia Region.

Senate confirms Macfarlane, Svinicki to NRC


The U.S. Senate on June 29 confirmed Allison Macfarlane and Kristine Svinicki as commissioners at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).