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Demand software product, the BCCS will improve the collection and compilation of data WECC uses to build its transmission system study models. Siemens says a centralized data base within the BCCS system will ensure model data consistency and data accuracy, and will provide tracking and data logging to comply with North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) standards. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2012.
SoloPower elected General Wesley K. Clark (ret.), to the company’s board of directors as an independent director.
Westinghouse appointed James A. Noyes as v.p. of installation and modification services, nuclear services. Most recently, Noyes was v.p. of marketing and sales for the company’s Asia region.
SunPower named Charles D. Boynton v.p. and CFO of the company. Prior to joining SunPower, Boynton was CFO for ServiceSource International.