Bill Smagula of Bedford becomes PSNH vice president
Friday, January 25, 2013
MANCHESTER – Bill Smagula of Bedford, a 34-year veteran of PSNH, has been named PSNH’s Vice President - Generation. He will take the place of John MacDonald, who is retiring.
Smagula has worked for PSNH and its parent company, Northeast Utilities since 1978, notably in his most recent role as Director - PSNH Generation. He was instrumental in the Clean Air Project, a mercury and sulfur emissions reduction system at Merrimack Station in Bow, and in the Northern Wood Power project, which turned one of three reactors at Portsmouth’s Schiller Station from coal to wood-burning.
Smagula, a native of Manchester, earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Hampshire, a master of science in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University, and is a graduate of Penn State’s Executive Management Program. He serves on the board of the NH Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and is a member of the NH Air Resources Council.