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Solar America announces new CEO


Solar America Corp. announced Feb. 15 that its board of directors has named Robert Bludorn as chairman and chief executive officer.

Westinghouse to eliminate hundreds of jobs worldwide due to sluggish nuclear market


Westinghouse Electric Co. announced this week it will eliminate roughly 665 positions in the company, or around 5 percent of its 13,000-strong workforce, at locations around the world.

Dynegy names chief commercial officer


Dynegy Inc. has announced that Hank Jones will join the company as executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

Former B&W exec named as independent director of TransCanada


TransCanada Corp. announced the appointment of Mary Pat Salomone as the independent director, effective Feb. 12.

ADA-ES appoints Kim Clarke to board of directors


ADA-ES Inc. has appointed Kim Clarke to the company’s board of directors.

Algonquin Power unit buys natural gas company


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announced that a subsidiary signed an agreement with The Laclede Group Inc. to assume Laclede’s rights to purchase assets of New England Gas Co. from an affiliate of Southern Union Co.

Obama rumored to be considering MIT nuclear physicist for DOE secretary


President Obama may be considering naming nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz to head the Department of Energy, after Nobel Prize-winning physicist Stephen Chu announced he would leave the post last week.

Nuclear Energy Institute responds to Chu's departure


The Nuclear Energy Institute President and CEO Marvin Fertel issued a statement Friday in response to the news that U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu confirmed he will leave the Obama cabinet in the coming weeks.

Sprott Power Corp. appoints Estill to serve as lead director during transition


Sprott Power Corp. has appointed Glen Estill, one of its independent directors, to serve as the company’s lead director during a transition period.

DOE Secretary Chu announces resignation


Steven Chu, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, announced in a letter to employees Feb. 1 that he will not be returning to the department for a second term.

Charles McConnell to step down from Department of Energy


Charles McConnell, assistant secretary for fossil energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, will resign his post on Feb. 1.

Chesapeake's McClendon stepping down April 1


Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced that Co-founder, CEO and President Aubrey McClendon agreed to retire effective April 1 and will continue to serve as CEO and on the Board of Directors until a successor is named.

GDF Suez Energy names new regional vice president


GDF Suez Energy Resources NA has named Danielle Wilks as regional vice president, PJM, mid-Atlantic.

Graphite Metallizing Corp. names VP of Sales and Marketing


Graphite Metallizing Corp. named Eric Ford as vice president of Sales and Marketing.

Enercon names four to new positions


Enercon announced four executive positions named in its power group.

Element Power Holdings names new interim chairman; reorganizes corporate structure


Element Power Holdings announced Friday that Joe Slamm, co-founding partner of Hudson Clean Energy Partners and a current member of the board of directors, will serve as the company’s interim chairman following the departure of Pedro Barriuso.

Cummins to invest in fuel cell provider


Cummins Inc. said Jan. 25 that it has made a strategic investment in ReliOn.

Fishman named president, CEO of NAES Corp.


NAES Corp. has named Robert Fishman as president and chief executive officer of the company.

BPA chooses Drummond as new administrator


The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) has chosen Bill Drummond as the new administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

Energy Secretary Chu expected to leave post


U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu plans to formally leave his cabinet position in the Obama administration after the inauguration.