Meralco Power Academy (MPA) sealed its partnership with PowerEDGE on 8 July 2015 at the Meralco Ortigas Center.
This partnership aims to provide practical, industry-relevant and the latest training solutions to further increase the competencies of the Power & Utilities workforce and meet its growing and unique training requirements.
Specialised courses are available in Manila, making it cost-effective (with no additional travel costs) and accessible to more local professionals.
The first program offered is a 3-day training on Smart Grid led by John Chowdhury. He is a founding member of the Utility Innovation Council (UTC) under the White House and former KEMA Vice President of Smart Grid.
Delegates learned about all aspects of the Smart Grid including definition, major components, important features and practical examples of the new technology. Attendees were from Meralco, PELCO II, CEPALCO and Tarlac Electric.
A two-hour primer on Smart Grid (L&D’s Thursday Info Bites) was held for Meralco employees by the John Chowdhury at the Lighthouse on 9 July 2015.