Company receives a top rating of 100% from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
WALTHAM, Mass., December 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Last week the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation released the results of its annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2017, where National Grid was one of 11 energy companies, and about 500 companies across the US, to receive the top rating of 100%. This ranking categorizes National Grid as one of HRC’s ‘Best Places to Work for LGBT equality.’
PROVIDENCE, R.I., December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – After just 11 months of construction on its “sea2shore: The Renewable Link” project, National Grid today announced that it is now officially delivering electricity generated by the offshore Block Island Wind Farm to the electricity grid in Rhode Island and to customers – a first-in-the-nation milestone.
Waltham, MA, December 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid applauds the recommendations of Mayor Marty Walsh and the Green Ribbon Commission for their meaningful and detailed report that addresses climate change for the City of Boston.
The Climate Ready Boston initiative features several components to address the challenges of climate change by 2030. Specifically, it includes updated climate projections for the City, a citywide climate vulnerability assessment, and recommended climate resiliency strategies.
The following article is taken from the “The New Buffalo” chapter of Dean Seavers’ Democratization of Energy eBook.
For many years, Buffalo, N.Y. was the symbol of Rust Belt economic decline in the northeast. A once-thriving industrial powerhouse, the city and region suffered through a decades-long slide that seemed to have no bottom.
November 16, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - National Grid has joined with electric, gas, and water companies from across the United States and Canada to raise awareness about scams targeting utility customers. Today, November 16, is the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day, and it will be supported by a week-long advocacy and awareness campaign focused on exposing the tactics scammers use to steal money from utility customers and on educating customers on how to protect themselves.
WALTHAM, Mass., October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/—This week National Grid was one of 193 businesses worldwide recognized for its work to fight climate change by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)—making the Climate “A” List.
WALTHAM, Mass., October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard yesterday, and once again, National Grid’s service area in three states —Mass., R.I. and N.Y.—all were ranked among the top ten for energy efficiency. Massachusetts ranked number one for the sixth year in a row, with Rhode Island coming in fourth and New York jumping ahead from ninth to the fifth spot.
For the past couple of summers, our family has watched as construction workers ferried back and forth between Rhode Island’s Point Judith and a wind farm being built off nearby Block Island.
We knew the turbines would be spinning soon when the main highway traversing the peninsula was gouged to make way for a cable that would bring ashore any surplus electricity not consumed by Block Island residents and businesses.