White Plains, N.Y. – Entergy Nuclear has named Larry Coyle the new site vice president at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. In this position, Coyle is the top official at the plant, responsible for its overall safety, security, and reliability. John Ventosa, current site vice president at Indian Point, has been named chief operating officer for Entergy Nuclear’s fleet of plants in New York, Massachusetts, and Michigan.
“Larry brings a wealth of operational and management experience with him to this position at Indian Point and is strongly suited to continue leading the facility’s safe, secure, and vital operations well into the future,” said Tim Mitchell, senior vice president of nuclear operations for Entergy Nuclear.
Coyle is a 32-year veteran of the nuclear power industry, serving most recently as site vice president at Entergy Nuclear’s James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in upstate Lycoming, NY. Coyle previously served as general manager of plant operations at Indian Point from 2011 to 2013.
“I look forward to working alongside the 1,000 dedicated nuclear professionals at Indian Point as we strive to continue operating at the highest levels of safety and reliability,” said Coyle.
Coyle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.
Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y., is home to two operating nuclear power plants, unit 2 and unit 3, which generate approximately 2000 megawatts of electricity for homes, business and public facilities in New York City and Westchester County.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 14,000 employees.