Personnel,promotions and changes
STEAG AG has combined its power engineering, waste treatment technology and nuclear engineering services into a new division called Power Engineering and Consulting.
Electricite de France has purchased a stake in Total Energie, France`s largest turnkey contractor in the photovoltaic generation of electricity. The companies will work together on the joint international electrification projects at remote sites.
Darrell Donly has been elected a senior vice president of Bechtel Corp., assuming responsibility for managing the company`s project execution network in North and Latin America.
Dr. Malcolm Kennedy has been named chairman of Parsons Brinckerhoff International Inc. Kennedy is executive chairman of Merz and McLellan Ltd.
Frank Johnson has been elected vice president, energy distribution, and general manager of Argentina`s utility, Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad de Entree Rios (EDEER). Johnson was previously Consumers Power Co.`s executive manager for electric business support. CMS Energy`s consortium purchased 90 percent of EDEER in an April auction.
Dr. Edward M. Greitzer, director of the MIT Gas Turbine Laboratory, and Dr. Daniel L. Gysling, research engineer at United Technologies Research Center, received Gas Turbine Awards from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at the Turbo Expo in Birmingham, England.
Peter Hickson has been appointed executive director, finance, for PowerGen plc, and Roberto Quarta, chief executive of BBA Group plc, has joined the board as a non-executive director.
Jack Tymann has been named vice president of international business development for Westinghouse Electric Corp.