CPV Staff West Coast Office

Sep 18, 2006, 01:00 ET from Competitive Power Ventures

    SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Power Ventures
 has hired Brian Kunz to open a new west coast office and to lead the
 expansion of CPV's power project development activities in California and
 other western states.
     Brian Kunz has joined CPV as Vice President and Regional Executive to
 run the west coast office for the Company. Previously Brian was with PPM
 Energy where he was responsible for wind power project development in
 California. Kunz's hiring corresponds to a recent announcement that CPV has
 come to an agreement with private equity firm Warburg Pincus on funding of
 up to $200 million for new fossil fuel power generation development
 nationwide. The west coast office will be a resource for the Company's wind
 development and asset management functions as well as the fossil
 development program.
     Kunz previously worked with members of CPV's senior management at PG&E
 National Energy Group where he was Director of Development.
     About Competitive Power Ventures
     Established in 1999, Competitive Power Ventures is a North American
 power industry development and asset management company. In addition to its
 Maryland headquarters, CPV has offices in Braintree, Massachusetts and
 Lakewood, Colorado. It will open an office in northern California before
 the end of the year. The company's development professionals have played
 critical roles in the successful development of more than 30 power plants,
 representing over 15,000 megawatts of currently operational power
 generation capacity.
     In addition to its fossil-fired generation development program, the
 company has over 2,500 MW of wind power projects in active development and
 manages over 5,500 MW of operational natural-gas fired, combined cycle
 plants throughout the United States.
     For more information please visit http://www.cpv.com.
     CONTACT: Sean Finnerty of Competitive Power Ventures, +1-781-848-0253,

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