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EEI Announces Thomas Edison International Utility Executive Fellow Ji Eun Hur of Korea Electric Power Company
WASHINGTON (February 6, 2018) – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today announced that Ji Eun Hur, Senior Manager of Power Market Strategy at Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) in South Korea, has been selected as a Thomas Edison International Utility Executive Fellow in its inaugural year, held in Washington, DC. 

The Thomas Edison International Utility Executive Fellowship Program supports the next generation of electric company leaders through professional development opportunities and strategic innovative research projects on emerging electric power industry trends. The fellowship provides research, training, and mentorship opportunities for mid-career executives from member companies of EEI’s International Programs. Fellows join EEI at its headquarters in Washington, DC, for a period of six months to one year.

“This is an important and valuable program for EEI and our international members, as the Thomas Edison International Utility Executive Fellowship Program will help develop future management and leadership in the electric power industry,” said EEI Vice President of International Programs Dr. Lawrence Jones. “EEI welcomes and congratulates Ji Eun Hur on becoming an international fellow. With increasingly interconnected and evolving energy markets, cross-border experience can help to advance initiatives that benefit the global industry.”

Hur works for KEPCO, where her responsibilities include conducting market analysis of electricity prices in South Korea and other countries. She also conducts analyses of the U.S. electricity market. During her fellowship, Hur will focus her research on a proposed project related to U.S. wholesale and retail markets. Hur earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Hankuk University for Foreign Studies.

KEPCO is the largest integrated electric power company in South Korea and has developed electric power generation, transmission and distribution, and related businesses internationally. In 2016, KEPCO was ranked as a top 250 global energy company. The company has six electric power generation companies and several other major subsidiaries and affiliates.

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