Month: January 2015

Xcel Energy names Northard Vice President

Author: Lisa Kuehl

Scott Northard was recently named the Vice President of Licensing and Common Services for the Xcel Energy nuclear fleet. “Since taking on the role in an acting position late last summer, Scott has continued to move our fleet in a direction that will help position the nuclear department for long-term success in the Xcel Energy...

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Plona to retire; Fessler named CNO at Fermi 2

Author: Stephen Tait

Joseph H. Plona, who served as senior vice president and Chief Nuclear Officer at DTE Energy’s Fermi 2, is retiring later this quarter after more than four decades in the industry. His replacement is no stranger to the industry or to Fermi 2, a Utilities Service Alliance fleet member. Paul Fessler, a long-time DTE executive...

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USA Supply Chain reorganizes

Author: Kevin Moles

USA Supply Chain has done some reorganizing. The Supply Chain activities are now divided between two people with two sets of complimentary responsibilities. Jim Kitchens, Manager Supply Chain Portfolio Management, will continue to focus on maintaining existing USA contracts, and adding additional value to the USA contract portfolio through the addition of new contracts. Jim...

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Xcel Energy adopts a ‘One Fleet Focus’ strategic vision

Author: Lisa Kuehl

Xcel Energy’s Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Tim O’Connor rolled out a strategic vision and business strategy for their nuclear plants: Monticello and Prairie Island. The vision centers on ensuring nuclear as a part of Xcel Energy’s generation portfolio in the long term by becoming industry leaders in strategic business areas, reducing overall...

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