National Grid education centre opens in Willesden
Primary and secondary school pupils will be taught about energy
A new education centre has opened in Willesden to teach children about energy.
The centre, set up by National Grid, is free and aimed at primary and secondary school pupils.
It will teach youngsters about how energy is produced, how we consume it and the need to change our relationships with energy now in order to safeguard our future.
Hoping to create the future generation of engineers, National Grid wants to enthuse young people about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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The London Power Tunnels project is a major construction scheme to rewire the capital, via deep underground tunnels, to meet increasing electricity demand and help London to access the renewable energy of the future.
This �1 billion project is explained at the centre and pupils will be able to see some of the construction activity firsthand.
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By 2015, it is estimated that the number of jobs in tunnelling and underground work will rise to 4,000.
The National Grid Education Centre is in Channel Gate Road, Willesden.