In addition, the EPRI board of directors announced that James Kerr II, a partner with McGuireWoods LLP and former commissioner on the North Carolina Utilities Commission, and John Bohn, a former commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission, have been elected to four-year terms on the board.
Also elected were Benjamin Fowke III, president and CEO or COO of Xcel Energy; Jong-shin Kim, CEO of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power; W. Terry Boston, president and CEO of PJM; and James Lash, president and chief nuclear officer of First Energy Generation.
The Electric Power Research Institute Inc. conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to 40 countries. EPRI’s principal offices and laboratories are in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.
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