Meet Regis Repko

Regis Repko HydroVision Keynote Speaker

Senior Vice President and Chief Fossil-Hydro Officer

Regis Repko serves as senior vice president and chief fossil/hydro officer for Duke Energy. He has responsibility for the operations of the company’s regulated fossil and hydro power generation fleet in six states, including outage and maintenance services.

Repko has 30 years of experience in the energy industry. Before assuming his current position in April 2016, he served as senior vice president of governance, projects and engineering for Duke Energy's nuclear organization. He was responsible for the company's nuclear corporate functions, including engineering, major projects, governance and operations support.

Prior to that, Repko served as senior vice president of nuclear operations, where he provided oversight for several Duke Energy-operated nuclear plants, including Harris near New Hill, N.C., Brunswick near Southport, N.C., Oconee in Seneca, S.C., and Crystal River 3 in Crystal River, Fla. He has also served as site vice president of McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville, N.C. He directed station and facilities management, operations, maintenance, chemistry and radiation protection, engineering, nuclear and industrial safety, and business operations.

Repko joined the company in 1985 as an engineer at Oconee Nuclear Station. He has held positions of increasing responsibility, including nuclear shift supervisor, operations shift manager, engineering supervisor, maintenance rotating equipment manager and superintendent of operations, where he had responsibility for the operations of Oconee Nuclear Station and Keowee Hydro Station. Repko has also served as engineering manager for Catawba Nuclear Station and station manager for McGuire Nuclear Station.

The Jeannette, Pa., native earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He has completed the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Senior Nuclear Plant Manager Course. He also maintained a senior reactor operator license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for Oconee Nuclear Station from 1992 to 2000.