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EPRI names four new board members


The Electric Power Research Institute has named four new members to its Board of Directors.

Duke Energy names Young as executive VP & CFO


Duke Energy named Steve Young as executive vice president and chief financial officer effective immediately.

Siemens names new president and CEO


Siemens AG has named Joe Kaeser as its new president and CEO, with his new role becoming effective Thursday.

Entergy to cut 800 jobs after drop in 2Q net income


Entergy Corp. said Tuesday it will be cutting about 800 jobs, or about 5 percent of its workforce of 15,000.

NRC warns PSE&G over contractor firing of whistleblower


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sent a letter Friday to PSE&G in response to the news a contractor at one of its nuclear plants was fired because he intended to bring safety concerns to the NRC.

Day & Zimmermann names new VP of Business Development


Day & Zimmermann named Daniel Kenyon as Vice President of Business Development, Fossil.

Layoffs could be on the horizon for Entergy


Entergy Corp. announced last Friday it is reorganizing to increase efficiencies, meaning layoffs could be looming for the company’s 15,000 employees.

Senate confirms McCarthy as head of the EPA


The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, after more than 130 days of procedural gridlock.

No filibuster planned for McCarthy nomination in Senate


U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., announced Tuesday that he would not block Gina McCarthy’s nomination to be administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after “very productive conversations” with the agency over the last several weeks.

TVA appoints Joseph Grimes as Chief Nuclear Officer


The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today the appointment of Joseph Grimes as executive vice president and chief nuclear officer of the organization.

Idaho Power reaches new record peak demand


Idaho Power reached a 3,402 MW overall peak-hour average system load Monday, achieving a new record for the company.

Universal AET purchases genset enclosure manufacturer


Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies will purchase Ojibway Enclosure Systems, a manufacturer of enclosures and packager of generator sets for power generation systems.

Siemens to cut 1,700 jobs in Germany


Siemens is expected to cut around 1,700 jobs as it restructures its energy business.

Siemens continues to rehire wind power workers at Kansas plant


Siemens has brought the payroll at its plant in Hutchinson, Kan. back up to about 300 employees after cutting to 152 last September,.

Duke Energy names new chair of Board of Directors


Duke Energy Corp. has selected Ann Maynard Gray to be its new chairwoman of the board after current CEO and chairman Jim Rogers retires Dec. 31.

Macfarlane wins new term as NRC chair


Allison Macfarlane has been confirmed by the Senate for a full five-year term as chair of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Ron Binz nominated as new FERC chair


President Barack Obama nominated Ron Binz to serve as the next chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee.

SCE to lay off 600 workers at SONGS


Southern California Edison (SCE) will be eliminating 600 non-union jobs at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station this summer.

TVA to explore voluntary layoffs to cut costs


In the face of low energy demand and reduced revenues, the Tennessee Valley Authority is looking to voluntary layoffs and attrition as it tries to control spending.

Dominion announces executive retirements


Dominion announced the upcoming retirements of multiple company executives Monday, including Dominion Executive Vice President and Dominion Energy CEO Gary L. Sypolt.