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Douglas Hartman

Director, Generation Services

Doug is currently responsible for proactively supporting FirstEnergy’s regulated generation fleet and the strategic application of renewable assets. The Project Engineering, Field & Technical Services, and Operations & Maintenance teams augment the engineering and technical program for FirstEnergy’s regulated generation business unit.  Generation Services is also responsible for the development and installation of Mon Power’s West Virginia Solar Program.

Job Description

Doug began his career in 1998 in FirstEnergy’s Air Emissions Testing group. He has held a variety of air program related environmental responsibilities, and additional non- environmental roles at the Eastlake Power Plant. He led regulatory review and comment processes for air emissions standards governing Regulated Generation plants today. He was responsible for managing and overseeing the decommissioning of numerous coal plant retirements and ongoing safety, environmental and security operations at those sites. His previous responsibilities included the management of company response plans, energy delivery distribution and transmission project permitting, along with air and water permitting associated with FirstEnergy’s regulated generation facilities. He also plays a key advisory role regarding the sharing of fleet best practices and lessons learned relative to the environmental program. Doug earned his Bachelor of Science degree in environmental biology from Heidelberg College. Prior to his current role, he served as vice president of the World Pollution Control Association (WPCA) and remains heavily involved in the Pollution Control Users Group (PCUG). He also serves as a utility advisor for key industry groups, including the Electric Power Research Institute and the Utility Air Regulatory Group. Since 2010, Doug has volunteered as a CYO cross country and track coach for middle school and junior high athletes.