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WIE Site Visit: Con Edison Murray Hill Station

Past Event

April 24, 2017

6:00 am - 8:00 am

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program for a tour of The ConEd Murray Hill Substation. Learn what a substation is: An auxiliary power station where electrical current is converted, and voltage is stepped up or down. You will get to see an actual area substation ? stepping down voltage from 138 to 13kV as well as breakers and transformers. The tour will be led by Lisa Primeggia, General Manager, Manhattan Electric Construction, Con Edison. This is an industrial facility so please follow all safety procedures. Wear natural fiber clothing such as cotton. Please wear jeans, long sleeve shirts and sturdy shoes (preferably work boots if you have). We are meeting at 9:30am at the address listed above: 14 West 31st Street . This substation is located in midtown so plan your commute time accordingly. This event is open only to current female students. Since space is limited, RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come basis until capacity is reached. Please RSVP only if you can commit to attending the site visit. If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected].