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National Grid Launches Energy eBook

National Grid President Publishes eBook for Earth Month Celebrations
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., April 11, 2016 /3BL Media / – How can consumers and local communities move to a clean energy supply chain while maintaining healthy local economies and solving for climate change?

National Grid Joins EPA Efforts to Reduce Methane Emissions

Company becomes founding member of EPA Methane Challenge
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Grid announced today that they have signed an agreement with the Environment Protection Agency to join the Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program as a founding partner. By signing the agreement the company has pledged to continue its commitment to reduce emissions from the natural gas distribution system it operates in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

National Grid Responds to Administration's Announcement to Regulate Methane Emissions

Press Release

March 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid issued a statement today responding to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent announcement that it would develop methane regulations for existing oil and gas sources.  The EPA intends to begin outreach to states, industry, environmental groups, and other stakeholders in the coming weeks and launch a formal Information Collection Request process in April.

National Grid Named as One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for Sixth Time

Press Release
  • Company named as World’s Most Ethical Company 2016
  • This is the sixth time the company has received the award

March 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has been named as a World’s Most Ethical Company for 2016 for a sixth time.

The accolade has been awarded by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, and recognises organisations which foster a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company.

National Grid to Launch a First-of-Its-Kind Solar Marketplace

The Rhode Island program offers a new way for utilities to think about distributed energy resources
Article

By Julia Pyper 

This spring, National Grid will launch a new online marketplace that allows customers in Rhode Island to shop for solar and receive an incentive for improving energy efficiency at the same time.

SolarWise Rhode Island is part of National Grid’s 2016 Rhode Island Renewable Energy Growth Program, which launched last year. The initiative will help the state meet its goal to increase the amount of electricity generated by customer-owned equipment by 160 megawatts over a five-year period.

National Grid to Provide One-Stop Solar Shopping For Rhode Island Customers

“SolarWisRhode Island” will simplify and speed solar energy development
Press Release

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rhode Island electric customers of National Grid will soon have a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. Thanks to action taken by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, National Grid will be the first electric utility company in the country to offer its customers a simplified process to research and purchase photovoltaic equipment and earn bonus solar incentives based on their energy reductions.

National Grid's Smart Energy Solutions Program in Worcester, Mass. Achieves Strong First-Year Results in Customer Satisfaction and Savings

Press Release

February 24, 2016, WORCESTER, Mass., /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced results from year one of its two-year Smart Energy Solutions (SES) program—the most comprehensive smart grid pilot underway in the Northeast. Findings from approximately 11,000 customers revealed that in 2015 the SES program achieved a 98 percent retention rate, a 72 percent customer satisfaction rate and total customer savings of $1.25 million on their electric bills.

National Grid U.S. Continues Support for EPA’s Clean Power Plan Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., February 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Grid issued a statement today responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds. In a 5-4 decision, the court halted enforcement of the plan until after legal challenges are resolved.

National Grid’s New Energy Efficiency Plan to Generate Even More Savings for Massachusetts Customers

Innovation and cost effectiveness to benefit natural gas and electric users
Press Release

WALTHAM, MASS., February 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The recent approval of National Grid’s energy efficiency programs by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities means even more opportunities for the company’s natural gas and electric customers to save money, lower energy use and help improve the environment. The company’s three-year plan is expected to generate $3.6 billion in Massachusetts customer benefits over the lifetime of the efficiency investments.

Market Study Finds WeatherBug Home Delivers 3X Higher Consumer Energy Efficiency With Improved Customer Comfort In Utility Pilot

Customers in National Grid study saved 11.4% more on home cooling when WeatherBug Home capabilities integrated with connected thermostat
Press Release

GERMANTOWN, MD – January 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Consumers who integrated WeatherBug Home’s HVAC control and optimization capabilities with their connected thermostat saved 16.5% electricity when cooling their home as compared to 5.1% HVAC savings from a connected thermostat –-- saving 11.4% more in HVAC energy use -- according to results from a pilot conducted by National Grid. The residential customer pilot commissioned by National Grid, a leading electricity and natural gas company that connects nearly 7 million customers to vital energy sources, compared HVAC savings 

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