Layoffs in the wake of the economic crash dive have begun to hit the power business. Here are some links to announcements related to layoffs that directly affect the people who make, distribute, and buy electricity:

  • First Energy, large Ohio investor-owned utility
  • OptiSolar, California photovoltaic company
  • Day4 Energy, Canadian photovoltaic company
  • PPL Corp., large Pennsylvania investor-owned utility
  • Merix, Forest Grove, Ore., a muni’s largest customer
  • MDU, Bismarck, N.D., investor-owned utility