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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

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.

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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

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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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.

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