With plans to separate its gas and electricity operations into two stand-alone companies by the new year, Duke Energy has named the future management team for its electricity business.

David L. Hauser, will continue as group executive and chief financial officer with Henry B. Barron Jr, currently chief nuclear officer, becoming group executive and chief nuclear officer for the new company.

Duke Energy has also begun work installing wet SOx scrubbers on Duke Energy Carolinas’ 1,140 MW coal-fired Allen Steam Station, located on the shores of Lake Wylie in Belmont, North Carolina.

The project is expected to cost approximately $425 million and with Marshall Steam Station and Belews Creek Steam Station is the third Duke Energy is installing in the state following the passage of legislation in 2002.

The Allen Steam Station project is expected to be completed in 2009.

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