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Partner Feature: Whitney Skeans from National Grid

Apr 9, 2024

Whitney Skeans is responsible for National Grid’s Electric Vehicle Make-Ready Program implementation, representing $154 M in resources for electric business customers across upstate NY.  In addition to managing a growing portfolio of active projects, Whitney is responsible for developing new customer and vendor relationships that support EV infrastructure build-out for workplace, destination, fleet, DCFC and EV transit initiatives in support of NYS's clean transportation future.

National Grid is committed to delivering safe and reliable energy to the customers and communities they serve. They are one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the US — serving more than 20 million people throughout New York and Massachusetts.

Get ready! – EV adoption is on the rise in New York State. Make sure you can welcome their owners by installing EV charging. National Grid can help with significant installation incentives. They will fund up to 100% of the electric infrastructure for approved projects. Adding EV charging is a great way to attract and retain new visitors, guests and employees to your destination, while helping New York reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Be an environmental leader. Meet customer and employee needs while promoting clean energy use.

Whitney's top five Gallup Strength's are empathy, adaptability, activator, achiever, and strategic bottom line. She cares about people and the bigger picture. She aims to maximize impact for good and minimize wasted time. She looks to process improvements with human centered design. Whitney believes in collaboration over competition and creating more partnership. 

Whitney Skeans

Lead Program Manager, Electric Vehicles NY


O: 716-990-7690