Chief Nuclear Officer Chris Bakken has been awarded the “Jack Kennedy Memorial Alumni Achievement” award from Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
Control room operators removed Arkansas Nuclear One’s Unit 2 from service over the weekend to begin the plant’s 28th scheduled refueling and maintenance outage following months of safe, secure and reliable operation.
This June marks 35 years of safe, reliable and clean operations at Entergy’s River Bend Station nuclear power plant. This milestone is possible due to employees, such as Kim Maxwell, dedicating their time and support to ensure the station successfully meets company goals and works with the communities Entergy serves.
Entergy Corporation has announced that Kent Scott, current general manager of plant operations at River Bend Station, has assumed the site vice president's role. Bonnie Bryant, general manager at Indian Point Energy Center, becomes the River Bend general manager, reporting to Scott.
With a 41-year career rooted in the early days of Arkansas Nuclear One, George Woerner still summons the awe for the large equipment and components it takes to do the job. This month, as the plant synchronized its unit 1 back to the grid after a successful refuel and maintenance outage, Woerner takes pride in seeing that equipment run reliably to power the lives around him with carbon-free electricity.
Pat Russell has been promoted to vice president, nuclear engineering, reporting to John Elnitsky, senior vice president, engineering and technical services.
Bob Franssen, site vice president at Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant, can pinpoint the exact moment he learned the most powerful lesson of his career.
As the pandemic continues creating economic hardships for many Americans, free tax-return assistance provided by Entergy volunteers has been vital in helping customers receive Earned Income Tax Credits, one of the most effective tools for lifting low-income workers and their families above the poverty line.
Scharla Bivings (pictured left) served three years as executive board president for Entergy’s WIN regional chapter. Tamara May (pictured right), Entergy Nuclear senior project controls specialist, elected for 2021.