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National Grid Northeast 80x50 Pathway: THE PATHWAY TO 2030

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The Northeast has taken concrete steps to move toward a clean energy future, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, achievement of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) in all states, and nation-leading investments in energy efficiency. But much more will be required. Given the pace of emissions reduction required, strategic planning and a focus on cost-effectiveness have never been more critical.

The Pathway achieves the 40% by 2030 target (see Figure 2) by prioritizing three mutually-reinforcing transitions:

1. Accelerate decarbonization of the electric sector.

Despite Progress, Northeast not on Track for Carbon Emissions Goals

by Mike Calviou
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New York and all six states in New England have aggressive, long-term, economy-wide CO2 emission reduction targets, with five having set a goal of reducing emissions 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. According to the most recent data, the Northeast has achieved a 16% economy-wide reduction from that benchmark.

National Grid Provides One-Stop Solar Shopping For Upstate New York Customers

‘New York Solar Marketplace’ simplifies and speeds solar energy experience
Press Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As consumer interest in solar energy continues to grow, National Grid is now offering its upstate New York electricity customers a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. The portal is called New York Solar Marketplace and is part of National Grid’s commitment to the future of the energy landscape and to ensuring a quality customer experience for going solar.

National Grid Releases Northeast 80x50 Pathway

Pathway outlines how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA,  June 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National Grid, one of the nation’s largest investor-owned utilities, today released the “Northeast 80x50 Pathway,” a blueprint for drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 (“80x50”). The Pathway is the first of its kind in the Northeast.

Connecticut Embraces Revolution

Deepwater wins battle to supply US state with 200MW of offshore wind
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National Grid Ventures added: "We are excited for the continued growth of the offshore industry in the US and are proud to advance a clean energy transition for the good of customers, local communities and the environment for generations to come.”

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National Grid Earns EEI Emergency Assistance Award and Emergency Recovery Award for Restoration Efforts Across U.S.

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WALTHAM, MA, June 6, 2018 /3BL Media/  – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented National Grid with the EEI Emergency Assistance Award and the EEI Emergency Recovery Award for its outstanding power restoration efforts after Winter Storm Riley, Winter Storm Quinn, and a severe wind and ice storm that impacted New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island in October 2017, March 2018, and April 2018.

Rochdale Village Earns $1M in Energy Efficiency Rebates

Upgrades Help Green the Community and Save Money
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May 21, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Rochdale Village in Jamaica Queens, the second largest housing cooperative in the world, with 120-acres including 20 apartment buildings, a daycare center, three schools, a public library system, two shopping malls, two banks and a host of small businesses, is receiving more than $1 million in National Grid energy efficiency rebates for their commitment to greening the local community.

Forbes Names National Grid One of “America’s Best Employers 2018”

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WALTHAM, Mass., May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Forbes Magazine selected National Grid as one of “America’s Best Employers 2018,” ranking in the top 500 companies in the United States. National Grid also received this honor in 2017. National Grid is joined by national and global brands like Google, REI and JetBlue Airways on this list.

Ninety Employees Clean Up 60 Acres in 30 Degree Temperatures

By Tim Rondeau
Blog

Camp Westwood is a branch of the Pawtucket YMCA tucked away off the beaten path in Coventry, RI.  The 60 acres of land is open from April to October each year for locals to camp, swim, kayak, or just enjoy the beautiful setting. And as our employees turned into the camp this Earth Day, we were greeted with a sign that read “Thank You National Grid Volunteers.” We hadn’t done anything to deserve the thanks yet, but we were about to earn it.

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.

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