Mary Reidy Lead Engineer, Smart Technology Center
Chair, IEEE p2030.1 Impact of Electric Transportation on Electric Grid
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Dr. Mary Reidy is currently a member of National Grid's Smart Technology Center in Liverpool, NY and is responsible for identification of appropriate university-industry collaborations, including the development of a Smart Grid curriculum as part of the US Department of Energy's (DOE) ARRA FOA 152 grants. This grant will develop an educational curriculum from the Associate's level up to and including the PhD level and is designed to be offered on-line in conjunction with 6 partnering universities and colleges.
Dr. Reidy is currently serving as Chair of the IEEE p2030.1 working group. This working group will provide a guide to those interested in the interconnection and interaction of electric transportation and the electric grid. The discussion today will focus on the development of this guide and the particular technical and policy initiatives ongoing. The p2030.1 working group is part of the IEEE's Smart Grid Interoperability Working Groups, which support the work of the National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) under the Department of Energy (DOE).
Dr. Reidy is also an active member in the IEEE at the Education Society, member of the academy of management (AOM), a reviewer for published papers in the AOM and the IEEE Engineering management society as well. Dr. Reidy has mentored doctoral students at Case Western Reserve University, in the Doctorate of Management program under the Weatherhead School of Management. Dr. Reidy is a licensed professional engineer in New York State, and has earned an MBA, M. Eng., BSEE and BS in Accounting.
National Grid is international electricity and Gas Company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. In the US, National Grid delivers electricity to approximately 3.3 million customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island, and manages the electricity network on Long Island under an agreement with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA). National Grid owns over 4,000 megawatts of contracted electricity generation that provides power to over one million LIPA customers.
National Grid is the largest distributor of natural gas in the northeastern US, serving approximately 3.4 million customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island. National Grid also has a number of related businesses such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) importation and storage, land remediation and metering.
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