in News Departments > People
print the content item

Dean Oskvig, president and CEO of global energy business for Black & Veatch, has been appointed to the advisory council of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The advisory council acts in a consultative relationship with EPRI management and its board of directors to represent societal needs and public interests in EPRI's research programs.

The council is made up of 30 leaders drawn from the broad spectrum of stakeholders in the electricity industry, including representatives from the regulatory community, environmental groups, financial and organized labor sectors, industrial and other electricity consumers, and academia.

"With more than 30 years of experience in developing energy infrastructure with Black & Veatch, Dean has a broad knowledge base on leading industry issues," says Steven Specker, president and CEO of EPRI. "We believe his insights will be very valuable as we prioritize and fund our various research projects regarding the production and distribution of electricity."

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.


Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.


Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

Canwea_id1984
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934
BG 2015DblBox_id2032