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James T. Gallagher, executive director of the New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC), has been officially named to the advisory board of GRID4EU. The NYSSGC is a public-private partnership devoted to the statewide implementation of the smart grid.

According to the NYSSGC, GRID4EU is a smart grid project funded by the European Commission comprising six European energy distributors with the goal of implementing large-scale demonstration projects to showcase advanced smart grid solutions.

The NYSSGC says Gallagher will represent the consortium at the next GRID4EU advisory board meeting in December in Stockholm, Sweden, to collaborate with 30 energy and technology experts from 10 different European Union countries.


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