Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
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.
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.
Project to offset CO2 emissions by ~450,000 metric tons annually, will utilize First Solar Series 6 modules
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.
Utility customers want to know their personal carbon impact.
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.
Demonstration for multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy system
WALTHAM, MA/ALBANY, NY, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid is taking additional steps into a clean energy future today by announcing a partnership with Standard Hydrogen Corporation to demonstrate the nation's first multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy storage/delivery system in New York's Capital Region, with completion expected by late 2022. The system will produce and store hydrogen exclusively from purchased renewable power and will make use of the inherent flexibility of hydrogen.
WALTHAM, MA, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Equality Act (H.R.5) and urged the Senate to act. The landmark legislation would guarantee non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people and to strengthen civil rights laws for all Americans.
WALTHAM, MA February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has been recognized today as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This marks the ninth time that National Grid has earned this award and makes the company one of only nine honorees in the energy and utilities industry.
roject poised to create millions in tax revenue, landowner income, and charitable initiatives
Minneapolis, MN, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200 megawatt (MW) Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois. The project is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives, all while adding more clean energy to the electric grid.
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has welcomed Natalie Edwards to the company’s newly established Chief Diversity Officer role. Based in New York, Edwards will take on responsibility for the company’s inclusion and diversity efforts across its US and UK businesses.
WALTHAM, Mass., January 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today joined the Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI), a five-year initiative to develop and demonstrate key clean energy technologies and decarbonization solutions. These include clean hydrogen, bioenergy, and renewable natural gas, all potential pathways to a decarbonized future.