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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.

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.
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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.

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

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

 

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

Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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.

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