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Over 500 National Grid Employees Will Restore Communities to Celebrate Earth Day

National Grid lends a hand in projects in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day is April 22, and hundreds of National Grid employees will volunteer in communities across the three states the company serves in the coming weeks. Each year National Grid commits to sponsor Earth Day events throughout its service territory in Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.

Our Leaders Take Time to Inspire Young Minds

Blog

“Something that stood out and appealed to me was the activity about building your own bridge out of paper, balloons and tape”, said Givanna Puran, New Hyde Park High School student. “This experience enlightened me by creating a bridge with the smallest amount of materials. It definitely showed me that small things can have a significant impact.”

50x50 Commission Lays Out Challenges, Opportunities In Reducing Transportation Energy Use

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The Alliance 50x50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency (“50x50 Commission”) published a foundational white paper Wednesday outlining the challenges to reduce energy use in transportation and the transformation occurring through increased use of alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies, automation and shared mobility that can lead to significant reductions in energy use.

National Grid Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute

Recognition honors those who operate with purpose and integrity
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., February 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

National Grid Earns Emergency Response Awards From Edison Electric Institute

Awards Recognize Efforts to Restore Service After Storms Hit New York
Press Release

January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has received Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance and Emergency Recovery awards for its response to damaging thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the upstate New York region in May and July 2017.

National Grid System Operator (SO) Published its Product Roadmap for Frequency Response and Reserve Markets

By Cathy McClay, Head of Commercial Electricity.
Article

In June 2017 we launched our first ever System Needs and Product Strategy (SNAPS). Its aim was to identify how the SO could work better with industry to provide the right mix of balancing services that we will need in future. The changes we are making will ultimately make it easier for all parties to sell balancing services to the System Operator, delivering more efficient markets and minimising costs to consumers.

Charging Futures Gathers Pace

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Charging Futures is an ambitious programme that aims to help the energy industry tackle one of its biggest challenges – managing extensive reforms to electricity access and charging arrangements. David Wildash, Head of Electricity Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator, explains the road ahead.

By David Wildash, Head of Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator.
Blog

Charging Futures is an ambitious programme that aims to help the energy industry tackle one of its biggest challenges – managing extensive reforms to electricity access and charging arrangements. David Wildash, Head of Electricity Transmission Charging Review for the System Operator, explains the road ahead.

The Gender Equality Balancing Act

By Alan Foster, National Grid UK Chief Financial Officer.
Blog

In January 2018, National Grid will sponsor the Leadership Conference for Women in Energy – Europe in London. It’s a timely reminder that there’s still a lot of work to do to achieve parity between men and women in senior leadership roles in energy and beyond. Alan Foster, National Grid’s UK Chief Financial Officer, explains.

You only have to scan the newspapers and airwaves from the past 12 months to recognise that gender equality in the workplace remains an issue.

National Grid to Present the “Not Impossible Ignition Award” to OffGridBox

Award honors innovation and achievement in energy and technology
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National Grid will recognize OffGridBox with the “Not Impossible Ignition Award” at CES® (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas on January 11, 2018. The Not Impossible Awards celebrate the work and stories of people who exemplify innovation in technology.

Celebrating Somerville, MA’s Performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016

Multimedia with summary

Watch the video: Somerville, MA’s performance in the National Grid Community Initiative of 2016, completing 750 Home Energy Assessments. 

 

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