Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker visits ISO-NE, tours control room

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker met with Philip Shapiro, ISO New England’s board chairman; Gordon van Welie, ISO New England president and CEO; and staff for about an hour on September 15, 2015, to learn about the ISO’s responsibilities. van Welie said the ISO was pleased to be able to showcase its state-of-the-art control room and the highly-trained system operators who keep the electricity flowing in the six-state region. ISO-NE Board Chair Philip Shapiro added that the ISO stands ready to provide its expertise to Massachusetts and the other New England states as they address complex regional energy challenges.

From left: Secretary Matthew Beaton, Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs; Anne George, ISO-NE VP of External Affairs; Governor Baker; Phil Shapiro, ISO-NE board chair; Gordon van Welie, ISO-NE CEO

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