Harnessing the power
For the past 25 years, Energy Northwest (Richland, WA, USA) has practiced project management to accomplish its strategic objectives of identifying and developing new energy-generating resources. This article--authored by Energy Northwest's vice president of technical services--examines, via a question-and-answer format, the impact that project management has had in the evolution of the nuclear industry. In doing so, it describes how project management has enabled Energy Northwest to further its strategic goals and how the nuclear industry approaches project management. It also identifies how Energy Northwest has benefitted from practicing project management and how it is improving its project management approach.