PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NuScale Power (NuScale), the industry-leading provider of proprietary and innovative advanced small modular nuclear reactor technology, today announced the addition of Charles “Chuck” Goodnight to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Sales. The appointment of Goodnight comes as NuScale continues to s develop and execute its global sales strategy, which is projected to create new opportunities and drive efficiencies for the company.
Reporting to Clayton Scott, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Goodnight will lead the creation of new business opportunities for NuScale and help lead the development and implementation of sales and marketing programs. Goodnight joins NuScale with extensive executive-level nuclear energy industry expertise, having spent more than 30 years supporting the industry, including nuclear plant design companies, public and investor-owned nuclear operating organizations, engineering, procurement and construction firms, and institutional organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Electric Power Research Institute, the U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory complex, and international Ministries of Energy.
“We are pleased to welcome Chuck to our leadership team,” said John Hopkins, NuScale Power President and Chief Executive Officer. “His many roles and responsibilities in the nuclear energy industry throughout his career will bring great value to NuScale as we expand our business development efforts and continue moving towards commercialization.”
Prior to joining NuScale, Goodnight was a Partner in the Energy & Utilities practice at Arthur D. Little (ADL), a leading global management consultancy, where he also led the firm’s global Nuclear Competence Center. Prior to ADL, Goodnight founded and led Goodnight Consulting (GCI) for almost 20 years, serving the global electric power industry, with a focus on nuclear power generation. Mr. Goodnight, through GCI, provided management consulting to senior executives at utilities in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Across the electric utility sector, Goodnight has led staffing and cost analyses, strategic planning, compensation benchmarking, process analyses, outage analyses and organizational design changes for generation, transmission, distribution, and administrative organizations at over thirty electric utilities in more than 20 countries.
Goodnight holds a BS in Government and Politics and an MS in Computer Systems Management (combined MBA & Computer Science degree), both from the University of Maryland.
About NuScale Power
NuScale Power (NYSE: SMR) is poised to meet the diverse energy needs of customers across the world. It has developed small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear technology to supply energy for electrical generation, district heating, desalination, commercial-scale hydrogen production and other process heat applications. The groundbreaking NuScale Power Module™ (NPM), a small, safe pressurized water reactor, can generate 77 megawatts of electricity (MWe) and can be scaled to meet customer needs. NuScale’s 12-module VOYGR™-12 power plant is capable of generating 924 MWe, and NuScale also offers four-module VOYGR-4 (308 MWe) and six-module VOYGR-6 (462 MWe) power plants, as well as other configurations based on customer needs.
Founded in 2007, NuScale is headquartered in Portland, Ore., and has offices in Corvallis, Ore.; Rockville, Md.; Charlotte, N.C.; Richland, Wash.; and London, UK. For more information, please visit NuScale Power's website or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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