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
Apr 18, 2018 1:15 PM ET
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.

These efforts help to beautify local communities and promote environmental awareness. Activities include painting and picking up trash and debris at the YMCA in Coventry, Rhode Island; raking and planting flowers at the MSPCA in Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts; an LED light bulb exchange program in upstate New York; and mulching and planting trees in the town of Patchogue, New York, where National Grid is modernizing the natural gas system. National Grid employees encourage customers to join in the local projects. Click here to find an event near you.  

“Each year, I am impressed by the commitment and enthusiasm that our employees bring to Earth Day activities in our communities,” said Dean Seavers, President, National Grid US. “It’s an opportunity for us all to celebrate taking care of our environment and, as a local energy company, reflect on the importance of delivering clean, affordable energy to benefit generations to come.”  

National Grid also asks customers to spread environmental awareness by sharing tips, activities, and photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using #GridGoesGreen and #EarthDay2018. For more information on National Grid’s commitment to sustainability and volunteering, please visit https://www.nationalgridus.com/Our-Company/Community-Presence/.

About National Grid

National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company that supplies the energy for more than 20 million people through its networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain. 

National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Read more about the innovative projects happening across our footprint in The Democratization of Energy, an eBook written by National Grid’s US president, Dean Seavers. 

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