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EPRI Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

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PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced the appointment of 3 interim members to the Board of Directors. Each will be eligible to serve 4-year terms at the end of their interim terms. 

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New to the Board is Dr. Jae-Hoon Chung, President and Chief Executive Officer of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company (KHNP). Dr. Chung was appointed to an interim term ending in April 2019.

Sam Belcher, Senior Vice President and President FirstEnergy Utilities, joined the Board on April 13, 2018, filling an interim term that will expire in April 2021. 

Mike Hummel, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer Salt River Project, joined the Board on May 5, 2018. His interim term will expire in April 2019. 

"These talented individuals will provide our Board of Directors with keen insights on addressing the challenges faced by the industry," said Michael W. Howard, EPRI President and CEO. "Our Board derives great value from these broad perspectives which help us to perform our mission to serve the public benefit."

About EPRI:
The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI, www.epri.com) conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, affordability, health, safety and the environment. EPRI's members represent approximately 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to more than 30 countries. EPRI's principal offices and laboratories are located in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.Car.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.

Clay Perry
Electric Power Research Institute
202-293-6184
clperry@epri.com

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