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National Grid Joint Venture Secures $150 Million Portfolio Revolving Facility to Advance Multiple U.S. Renewable Energy Projects

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Waltham, MA, July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid (NYSE: NGG), one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the world, announced today that its Emerald Energy Venture, LLC joint venture has secured an innovative $150 million Portfolio Revolving facility, with an accordion feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid-2022, to support the growth of its renewable energy portfolio in the U.S.

National Grid Becomes First Major US Utility to Make EV100 Vehicle Commitment

Company will electrify fleet and install charging infrastructure for employees and customers by 2030
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WALTHAM, Mass., June 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has just joined EV100, a global initiative organized by the Climate Group, where companies commit to switching their fleets to electric and/or installing charging for staff and customers by 2030. All 106 EV100 members are increasing demand, influencing policy, and driving mass roll-out to help make EVs more rapidly affordable for everyone.

National Grid Renewables' Operating 40 Mw Michigan Solar Portfolio Constructed by Michigan Workers, Will Provide Millions in Economic Benefit

MiSolar Portfolio comprises two 20 MW Michigan projects – Bingham Solar in Clinton County and Temperance Solar in Monroe County
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid Renewables today announced significant economic benefits provided by its MiSolar Portfolio (MiSolar), which recently began operation and includes two Michigan solar projects, Bingham Solar and Temperance Solar, located in Clinton and Monroe counties, respectively. Combined, the projects produce 40 megawatts (MW) of clean, solar energy.

National Grid Names Juneteenth a Company Holiday in the US

Company encourages colleagues to recognize the contribution of Black Americans and impacts of racism throughout history
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WALTHAM, MA, June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid will honor Juneteenth as a company holiday for all US employees starting this June. National Grid has remained committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity over the years, but refocused their efforts in 2020, fueled by the Black Lives Matter movement and the murder of George Floyd. 

National Grid Launches Electric Vehicle Road Trip to Highlight Northeast Charging Infrastructure

Company has committed $200 million to advancing electric transport, will build additional 19,000 charging stations across the Northeast
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WALTHAM, MA, June 3 , 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today unveiled its new EV Road Trip, an effort to raise awareness around the location of charging infrastructure and accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

National Grid and RWE Renewables Sign Partnership to Jointly Bid in the New York Bight Lease Auction

Partnership supports both companies’ goals to advance a clean energy future for all and achieve net zero
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WALTHAM, Mass. and AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid (NYSE: NGG), one of the world’s largest publicly listed utilities, and RWE Renewables (RWE), one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the coastal region of the Northeast U.S.

National Grid Joins Coalition to Increase EV Charging Across US

Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
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WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has just joined seven major utilities in the Electric Highway Coalition, which will enable more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations near highways across the United States. With more charging stations, more drivers may adopt EVs and existing EV drivers can travel longer distances without range anxiety.

National Grid Donates 33,500 Tubs of Sanitizing Wipes to Local Non-Profits in MA, NY and RI

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May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today announced the donation of more than 30,000 tubs of its surplus sanitizing wipes to over 60 non-profit organizations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.  

The Home Depot, The Hershey Company, and NRG Sign Solar Power Purchase Agreements With National Grid Renewables' Noble Project in Texas

Project to offset CO2 emissions by ~450,000 metric tons annually, will utilize First Solar Series 6 modules
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As part of this year’s Earth Day celebration, National Grid Renewables has announced the signing of three solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Noble Project (Noble) currently under construction in Denton County, Texas. Noble consists of 275 megawatts (MW) of solar and 125 megawatt hours (MWh) of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have each executed individual 100 MW solar PPAs, and The Hershey Company has contracted for a 50 MW solar PPA.

Going Green, One Data Point at a Time

Utility customers want to know their personal carbon impact.
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Helping consumers make the right choices

The Biden administration’s pledge to create a carbon-free electricity generation sector by 2035 will require buy-in not just from utilities, but from the public en masse as well. Understanding the role of consumers, and the diverse factors that motivate them, will be critical to achieving decarbonization goals.

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