National Grid USA Service Company

Northeast Regional Smart Grid Training Program

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Abstract

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.

Contact Information

Deborah Buterbaugh
Project Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory
3610 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
304-285-4164
Deborah.Buterbaugh@netl.doe.gov

Kenneth Lomax
Principal Investigator
National Grid USA Service Company Inc
40 Sylvan Rd
Waltham, MA 02451-1120
617-633-6878
Kenneth.Lomax@US.Ngrid.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: National Grid USA Service Company
HQ State: Massachusettes
NERC Region:
Total Budget: $4,370,990
Federal Share: $2,185,495
 
Funding Program:
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Workforce trained in technical and professional skills that can provide leadership in transforming existing power systems to a Smart Grid
  • Highly skilled, electric power workforce trained in cutting-edge Smart Grid technologies Job retention and employee growth