Houston, TX – Feb. 8, 2012: POWER is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas W. Overton, JD, to its editorial staff. Tom has over 15 years of experience in scientific and professional publishing, and is a licensed California lawyer specializing in copyright and intellectual property issues. Before joining the publishing world, he served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear-qualified machinist’s mate.

In addition to writing for POWER, Tom will be heading up TradeFair Group’s newest product, GAS POWER, which will address the rapidly growing information needs of the gas-fired power generation industry. This product will supplement POWER’s global coverage of all segments of the power generation business. GAS POWER is an electronic newsletter that will initially be published bi-monthly beginning in February 2012.

Additionally, Tom will lead the Combined Cycle Users’ Group (CCUG), working closely with the Board to identify and improve industry best practices. The CCUG will host its annual meeting in conjunction with the ELECTRIC POWER conference, held this year in Baltimore, Md., May 15-17.

Tom also will work with POWER’s editorial team and the ELECTRIC POWER conference team to produce webinars and online training opportunities.

Tom will be working from his office in California and will report to POWER’s editor-in-chief, Dr. Robert Peltier. He can be reached at tomo@powermag.com and followed on Twitter @thomas_overton.

About POWER magazine
For more than 128 years POWER magazine has been considered the definitive information source for the power generation market. Through the print magazine and website (www.powermag.com), as well as the weekly POWERnews e-newsletter, industry professionals learn about best practices, safety issues, improved productivity, and the latest business, legal, and regulatory news.

About ELECTRIC POWER
Designed to meet the needs of operating management from power generating companies, both from the corporate office and from the power plant, ELECTRIC POWER features a global business conference led by more than 250 speakers covering coal, gas, nuclear and renewable generation sources. ELECTRIC POWER’s onsite exhibition features more than 400 companies and organizations from all across the power generation sector. More information can be found at www.electricpowerexpo.com.

About TradeFair Group

A leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows, e-media and print publications for the oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, power generation, coal, and renewable energy industries, TradeFair Group, an Access Intelligence Company, produces events throughout North America, and its publications and online properties serve a global marketplace. Additional information is available at www.TradeFairGroup.com.


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Brian Nessen
Vice President, Group Publisher
(713) 343-1887
BrianN@tradefairgroup.com