National Grid USA will provide Smart Grid workforce training to nearly 5,000
employees representing 15 different job categories impacted by Smart Grid
technologies. Personnel associated with the Worchester Massachusetts Smart Grid
Pilot Project will be trained including: approximately 500 employees in the Worchester
region, 800 in the New England North region, and 1,300 employees in the New
England South region. National Grid will design and develop all training materials.
Pending approval, National Grid will train 2,300 additional employees in upstate New
York service territory in the Syracuse and Albany Smart Grid projects.