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MidAmerican begins new renewable energy business

01/24/2012

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

01/17/2012

Five new classes are now available through Power Generation University!

Parsons Brinckerhoff names new COO

01/17/2012

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

01/10/2012

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

Areva announces leadership changes

01/06/2012

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

01/05/2012

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

12/08/2011

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

URS Corp. names new VP

12/07/2011

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

12/05/2011

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

11/29/2011

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

11/29/2011

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

11/28/2011

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

11/17/2011

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

AEP makes executive changes

11/14/2011

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

SunPower makes several executive changes

11/04/2011

SunPower Corp. announced several executive changes and a plan to cut costs company-wide.

SEPA names Director of Policy

11/02/2011

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) named Darren Deffner as their new Director of Policy.

Outage Readiness Assessment

11/01/2011

In today's power generation world, we're faced with a double whammy. First, the economics of the past several years has led to many planned outages being postponed.

Analyzing and Improving Control Loop Performance

11/01/2011

Power plants—especially coal-fired boilers—pose a set of process control problems unparalleled in other industries.

From the Front Lines to the Turbines: A New Initiative Helps Place Veterans into Energy Jobs

11/01/2011

The energy industry is facing a set of challenges in regards to the industry's workforce.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Kept Safety Focus after Fukushima

11/01/2011

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) responded to the events at Fukushima by sending NRC staff to Japan, monitoring the event in our Operations Center at the agency headquarters in Maryland, sharing evolving information regarding the event with the U.S. nuclear industry and public and focusing our inspections on the plant design and plant procedures that will help ensure U.S. nuclear plants safely ride out a similar event if it occurs in the United States.