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...Orion Power Announces Appointment of John Reese As Vice President of Government RelationsBALTIMORE , June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Orion Power Holdings , Inc. ( NYSE : ORN - news ) , an independent electric power generating company , announced today the promotion of John Reese to Vice President of Government Relations
.Since joining Orion Power in 2000 , Mr. Reese has served as Director of Government Relations for New York , working on regulatory , legislative and wholesale market issues
.Recently , he was named as a member of the climate change task force established by the Governor Pataki
has 20 years of experience working on energy and utility policy and regulatory issues in the public and private sectors.
``We are very excited to have John Reese
assume responsibility for Orion Power's governmental affairs.Orion Power
is committed to aiding the efforts of legislators and regulators to continue the process of deregulation and to assure the formation and development of a competitive marketplace.We are confident that John will enable Orion Power to fulfill that commitment , '' said Jack Fusco , President and CEO of Orion Power
...Prior to joining Orion Power , Mr. Reese was Deputy Director of the Independent Power Producers of New York , a trade association representing the owners of electric generating facilities
.In that position , he
helped to formulate and advocate the independent generation sector's views on deregulation , utility divestiture and the structure of the competitive wholesale market for electricity.Previously , Mr. Reese had served as a Senior Technical Advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy
.He received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and has a Masters in Business Administration from Russell Sage College
.Orion Power Holdings , Inc.
( NYSE : ORN - news ) , headquartered in Baltimore , MD , is a fast-growing independent electric power generating company formed in March 1998 to acquire , develop , own and operate power-generating facilities in the newly deregulated wholesale markets throughout North America.Since its inception , Orion Power Holdings
has invested over $4 billion in 81 power plants currently in operation with a total capacity of 5 , 926 megawatts and an additional 5 , 000 megawatts in construction and various stages of development.For more information about Orion Power
, visit its website at http : //www.orionpower.com/.
For more information please contact Rahul Advani at 410-230-3528.