PSEG Nuclear president to leave; Carr succeeds Sena

PSEG Power LLC announced Tuesday that Peter P. Sena, president and chief nuclear officer of PSEG Nuclear, will be leaving the company, effective July 26.

The Newark-based energy supplier said Eric Carr, vice president of PSEG’s Hope Creek Generation Station, will succeed Sena.

Eric Carr’s promotion is the result of robust and thoughtful succession planning,” Ralph LaRossa, president and chief operating officer of PSEG Power, said. “We are grateful to Pete for his service to PSEG and wish him well. We are confident that Eric will lead a stable transition of leadership and will carry on PSEG Nuclear’s tradition of safety, reliability and operational excellence.”

Carr, who has more than 20 years of nuclear industry experience, joined PSEG in 2008 from PECO/Exelon’s Peach Bottom nuclear plant. He’s held numerous roles of increasing responsibility at PSEG’s Salem and Hope Creek nuclear plants, the company said.

“PSEG Nuclear is a critical part of PSEG’s industry-leading clean energy strategy and New Jersey’sclean energy goals. We are confident that Eric will guide the plants into a sustainable future,” LaRossa said.

Ed Casulli, PSEG said, will take over as vice president of Hope Creek.