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Update: Mergers and Acquisitions

Issue 2 and Volume 107.

PG&E National Energy Group wants to sell its seven Massachusetts hydroelectric plants and its coal-fired Salem Harbor and Somerset plants. The facilities are among a package of 18 New England properties that PG&E National Energy is shopping.

Atlanta-based Mirant has completed the sale of its 33 percent economic interest in the Shajiao power plant in China to China Resources Power Holding Co. Ltd. Mirant has also sold a 612 MW combined cycle gas-fired project under development in South Korea to Meiya Power Co Ltd. Internationally, Mirant has exited or plans to exit Germany, Britain, Italy, Norway, Korea, Australia, China, Guam and Brazil and plans to continue operations in the Philippines and the Caribbean.

WPS Resources Corp., owner of utilities in Wisconsin and Michigan, has completed the purchase of the 180 MW De Pere Energy Center from independent power producer Calpine.

In a move to strengthen its ability to provide complete stack-monitoring solutions, gas analyzer maker Thermo Electron has added EPM, a Dutch supplier of probe sampling systems for continuous emission monitoring applications, to its environmental instruments division.

Control valve supplier CCI has acquired Fluid Kinetics, a supplier of customized silencers.

Framatome, which completed its acquisition of Duke Engineering & Services (DE&S) last summer, has completed integration of Framatome ANP DE&S. Framatome ANP DE&S will no longer operate as a separate division.

Acoustical products and systems provider Industrial Acoustics Company has expanded its European presence with the acquisition of Boët Stopson, one of Europe’s largest noise control product manufacturers.

EnerSys Inc., the world’s largest provider of stored DC power products, has acquired Hawker Battery Japan. The resulting new organization to be known as EnerSys Japan.