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Season Three

Above the Clouds

That Sounds Terrific Podcast

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Ep. 71 - Electric Vehicles NY with Whitney Skeans

Electric Vehicles will soon become the standard vehicle in New York State and around the world. Our next guest, Whitney Skeans tells us about a terrific way for businesses to attract and retain new customers, tenants, and employees to your location while helping to reduce our carbon footprint. Join us to learn how you can become an environmental leader by installing EV charging at little or no cost to your business.

More About Whitney Skeans





Whitney Skeans is National Grid’s Senior Program Manager for Electric Vehicles New York. In this role, she oversees the WNY implementation of National Grid’s EV Charging Make-Ready Program, delivering $143 M in business customer incentives to install 16,000 charging plugs across upstate NY by YE 2025.


Originally from Michigan, Whitney brings 17 years of program management expertise in the energy industry, securing and directing more than $100 M dollars in grants to advance energy affordability. She managed the Salvation Army’s statewide heating assistance programs from 2006-2011 while also leading the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm, then joining Consumers Energy in 2011 to direct the company’s customer assistance strategy within its Regulatory and Customer organizations.


Now at National Grid, she remains on mission. She is bridging our clean transportation future with opportunities today for WNY’s business community to activate on corporate sustainability and lead the charge to tomorrow! Join me in welcoming Whitney.

Take Advantage of EV Charging Incentive Program From National Grid: 



Get ready – electric vehicle 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. Adding EV charging is a great way to attract and retain new customers, tenants, and employees to your destination, while helping New York reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Install EV charging at little or no cost – We’ll fund up to 100% of the electric infrastructure for approved projects.

  • Be an environmental leader – Help improve New York’s air quality by reducing tailpipe emissions.

  • Attract new customers, tenants, and employees – Meet customer and employee needs while promoting clean energy use.

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