William Levis is president and chief operating officer of PSEG Power, a position he’s held since June 2007. PSEG Power is a major, unregulated independent power producer in the U.S. with four main subsidiaries: PSEG Nuclear, PSEG Fossil, PSEG Energy Resources and Trade (ER&T) and PSEG Power Ventures.
PSEG Power operates one of the most balanced portfolios in the country, both in terms of fuel mix and market segment (based load units, load following units and peaking units). Its low-cost, load following fleet is geographically well positioned in competitive markets. Its 11,898 MWs represent a diverse fuel mix which includes 41 percent natural gas, 32 percent nuclear; 20 percent coal, 5 percent oil, 1 percent pumped storage, and 1 percent solar.
Before coming to PSEG, Mr. Levis was Exelon Nuclear’s vice-president – Mid-Atlantic operations. Prior to joining Exelon, Mr. Levis worked at Ontario Hydro’s Pickering Plant and held several positions over a five-year period with Carolina Power and Light’s Brunswick facility.
Mr. Levis has a Bachelor of Science degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and holds an SRO (senior reactor operator) certification. He retired as a commander in the Naval Reserves and attained his professional engineer license in 1985.
Mr. Levis is a member of Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI) Board of Directors, the Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) Board of Directors, and serves as a member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) National Nuclear Accrediting Board. He is a member of the Philadelphia Archdiocese Catholic Charities Appeals Board and is a member of the CEO Council for Growth based in Philadelphia.