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National Grid and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to Collaborate on Transmission Grid Modernization and Energy Storage Research

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WALTHAM, MA and RICHLAND, WA, November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ -  National Grid, a leading US transmission company, and the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have entered into an agreement to work together on research in the areas of transmission grid modernization and energy storage technologies.

National Grid Develops Innovative Solution for an Island Community’s Unique Energy Challenges

Large-scale battery energy storage system on Nantucket will provide back-up power and additional supply
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November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - National Grid, a leader in developing innovative energy solutions to meet customer and community needs, will install a 48 megawatt-hour battery energy storage system, or BESS, on the island of Nantucket, 30 miles off the Massachusetts coast, to help address some unique energy challenges.

National Grid’s Dean Seavers Joins National Commission to Slash Transportation Energy Use by Half

“50 by 50” Commission Includes Leaders from Across Private and Public Sectors
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WALTHAM, MA, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Dean Seavers, U.S. President of National Grid, will co-chair a national commission launched today by the Alliance to Save Energy that will develop recommendations to reduce energy use in the U.S. transportation sector by 50 percent by 2050 while meeting future mobility needs.

National Grid Supports Extensive Lighting Upgrade at Cummins Inc.

Energy efficiency program provides $692,000 incentive for LED lighting, which will save Jamestown plant an estimated $425,000 annually
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Lakewood, N.Y., October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National Grid’s emphasis on economic development and customer growth will result in significant energy cost savings at Cummins Inc.’s Jamestown Engine Plant. There, National Grid invested $692,000 to support an advanced LED lighting project that includes a wi-fi enabled lighting control system. Through National Grid’s Energy Efficiency program, Cummins replaced nearly 3,000 fluorescent lights that were approaching end of life.

National Grid Thanks Customers, Communities, and Employees for Commitment to Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Day is October 5, 2017
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Throughout the Northeast, National Grid is saving energy in your neighborhood.

National Grid is here to help make your home or business better. Every year, we work with homeowners, renters, and businesses of all sizes to find energy saving solutions for houses, apartments, and offices. 

Learn More About National Grid's Energy Saving Programs

National Grid’s Service Territory Tops Energy Efficiency Ranking

Massachusetts earns top spot for seventh year, Rhode Island rises to third, and New York lands in seventh
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WALTHAM, MASS., September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Once again, the three states across National Grid’s service area — Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York — are all ranked among the top ten for energy efficiency. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today released its 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard:

A Day of Giving with United Way of New York City

By Karen Young
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Recently,  Aaron Womble, along with 22 other employees, took a few hours out of his day to volunteer in Kensington Brooklyn. The group sorted food, set up food stations, and handed out groceries with United Way of NYC’s community-based partner, Food Bank for NYC’s Campus Pantry Program. After providing food to approximately 200 hungry New York families, here is what Aaron had to say:

Is this your first time volunteering?:  

No, I’ve done everything from handing out turkeys at New York Common Pantry to painting fire escapes at schools.

National Grid Crews Head to North Carolina & Florida to Aid Irma Response Efforts

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WALTHAM, Mass., September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 300 National Grid employees and 100 vehicles--including National Grid's mobile command unit—will be departing on Tuesday, September 12th to support Duke Energy and Tampa Electric in their response efforts to Hurricane Irma.

The Need for Speed: Utilities, Clean Tech and Regulators Agree the Energy Transition has to Move Faster

By Nick Lanyi
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A panel of utility executives countered that they recognize the challenges. Several expressed a desire to work with vendors on outcome-based solutions rather than dictating a specific solution.

Carlos Nouel, National Grid’s Vice President of New Energy Solutions says his team issues open RFPs to encourage innovation: “We say, here’s the problem; give us the solution.”

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