William D. Harvey
William D. Harvey has been president chief executive officer of Alliant Energy since 2005. Prior to become CEO, he served as chief operating officer for the company. Before joining Alliant, Harvey he for Wisconsin Power & Light Co and as principal in the firm Wheeler, Van Sickle, Anderson, Norman & Harvey.
Harvey received his B.A. in Economics from University of Wisconsin - Madison and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Harvey has the following affiliations:
- Sentry Insurance, Board of Directors (2006-present)
- Alliant Energy Corporation, Board of Directors (2005-present)
- Edison Electric Institute, Board of Directors (2005-present)
- American Gas Association, Board of Directors (2005-present)
- University of Wisconsin Extension - Board of Visitors (2005-present)
- Alliant Energy Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors (2003-present)
- American Transmission Company, Board of Directors (2002-present)
- United Way of Dane County, continuous participation at various levels (1994-present)
Alliant power portfolio
Out of its total 7,252 MW of electric generating capacity (0.67% of the U.S. total), Alliant Energy gets 55.9% from coal, 28.3% from natural gas, 8.2% from nuclear, 6.7% from oil, and 0.5% from hydroelectric. Alliant owns power plants in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
In May 2007, Forbes listed Harvey as receiving $3.66 million in total compensation for the latest fiscal year. He ranked 26th on the list of CEOs in the Utilities industry, and 350th among all CEOs in the United States.
Existing coal-fired power plants
|Plant Name||State||County||Year(s) Built||Capacity||2007 CO2 Emissions||2006 SO2 Emissions|
|Columbia||WI||Columbia||1975, 1978||1023 MW||8,565,000 tons||22,396 tons|
|Edgewater||WI||Sheboygan||1951, 1969, 1985||770 MW||5,394,000 tons||15,759 tons|
|Ottumwa||IA||Wapello||1981||726 MW||4,984,000 tons||14,172 tons|
|Lansing||IA||Allamakee||1948, 1949, 1957, 1977||339 MW||1,708,000 tons||5,214 tons|
|Prairie Creek||IA||Linn||1951, 9158, 1967, 1997||245 MW||1,714,000 tons||4,735 tons|
|Kapp||IA||Clinton||1967||218 MW||1,457,000 tons||5,989 tons|
|Burlington||IA||Des Moines||1968||212 MW||1,432,000 tons||6,309 tons|
|Nelson Dewey||WI||Grant||1959, 1962||200 MW||1,625,000 tons||3,836 tons|
|Sutherland||IA||Marshall||1955, 1961||157 MW||1,178,000 tons||7,453 tons|
In 2005, these 9 coal-fired power plants emitted 28.1 million tons of CO2 (0.5% of all U.S. CO2 emissions) and 86,000 tons of SO2 (0.6% of all U.S. SO2 emissions).
- Leadership: Executive Officers, Alliant Energy, accessed December 2008.
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
- CEO Compensation: #350 William D Harvey, Forbes.com, May 3, 2007.
- Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
- Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed June 2008.
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