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Edward H. White

Vice President

New Energy Solutions




Edward White is Vice President of New Energy Solutions at National Grid. With great agility, decisiveness, creativity, and collaboration; Edward and his growing team have taken the leadership role in applying a dedicated focus to building the utility of the future. He is doing this in support of National Grid’s Connect21 strategy through the ongoing development of new efficient products and services to meet the needs that our customers, stakeholders and communities both demand and deserve. These products and services include innovative customer pricing models, modernized smart grid programs, micro-grids, distributed service platforms, battery storage and a robust clean transportation strategy all focused on using energy in a more efficient and strategic manor. Prior to his current role, Edward successfully led a team that developed the company’s largest distributed solar installation project and was also the U.S. lead on developing National Grid’s Energy Management Strategy. Edward has been with National Grid for more than 20 years working with a number of teams, including Electric Operations, Environmental and Procurement and also served as Chief of Staff to the President and CEO of the US Business.

Edward earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a certificate in High Performance Management from Northeastern University in Boston. He also completed Cambridge University’s Program for Sustainability Leadership.

National Grid is an electricity and gas company that connects consumers to energy sources through its networks. The company is at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society - to create new, sustainable energy solutions for the future and developing an energy system that underpins economic prosperity in the 21st century. National Grid holds a vital position at the center of a complex energy system and embraces its role in being the ultimate integrator of a new distributed energy world. In the northeast US, we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources, essential for our modern lifestyles. National Grid delivers electricity to approximately 3.3 million customers in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in northeastern U.S., serving approximately 3.4 million customers in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.