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National Grid’s Case Study in Energy Innovation: The New Buffalo (NY)

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The following article is taken from the The New Buffalochapter of Dean Seavers’ Democratization of Energy eBook. 

For many years, Buffalo, N.Y. was the symbol of Rust Belt economic decline in the northeast. A once-thriving industrial powerhouse, the city and region suffered through a decades-long slide that seemed to have no bottom.

Not anymore.

National Grid Joins Nationwide Effort To Raise Awareness Around Utility Customer Scams

Press Release

November 16, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - National Grid has joined with electric, gas, and water companies from across the United States and Canada to raise awareness about scams targeting utility customers. Today, November 16, is the inaugural Utilities United Against Scams Day, and it will be supported by a week-long advocacy and awareness campaign focused on exposing the tactics scammers use to steal money from utility customers and on educating customers on how to protect themselves. 

National Grid: Daylight Savings | No One Left in the Dark

A Solar Solution for Every Community
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The following article is taken from the “No One Left in the Dark” chapter of Dean Seavers’ Democratization of Energy eBook

National Grid Makes “A” List by Carbon Disclosure Project

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/—This week National Grid was one of 193 businesses worldwide recognized for its work to fight climate change by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)—making the Climate “A” List.

National Grid on Energy Awareness Month: The Transition Blueprint

Designing the Future of Energy in New England
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The following article is taken from the “The Transition Blueprint” chapter of Dean Seavers’ Democratization of Energy eBook

National Grid Among Top 5 in Nation for Energy Efficiency Again this Year

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard  yesterday, and once again, National Grid’s service area in three states —Mass., R.I. and N.Y.—all were ranked among the top ten for energy efficiency.  Massachusetts ranked number one for the sixth year in a row, with Rhode Island coming in fourth and New York jumping ahead from ninth to the fifth spot.

Offshore Wind Power, From Rhode Island to Copenhagen

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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For the past couple of summers, our family has watched as construction workers ferried back and forth between Rhode Island’s Point Judith and a wind farm being built off nearby Block Island.

We knew the turbines would be spinning soon when the main highway traversing the peninsula was gouged to make way for a cable that would bring ashore any surplus electricity not consumed by Block Island residents and businesses.

National Grid Intervenes in Support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Company argues Rule is consistent with EPA’s Legal Authority
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September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today National Grid joined eight other power companies at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Together we urged the Court to uphold the rule as a lawful application of EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the power sector. 

National Grid Announces Selection of Opus One Solutions to Develop First-of-Its-Kind Distributed System Platform

Project will fulfill New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Press Release

NEW YORK, NY, September 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid announced today that it has selected Opus One Solutions (Opus One) to develop the first field demonstration of a distributed system platform (DSP), which will integrate distributed energy resources from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) with National Grid’s local electricity distribution system. New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative encourages the development of DSPs to help customers and utilities benefit from a higher penetration of distributed energy resources (DERs) including renewable generation, energy st

National Grid Announces Selection of Opus One Solutions to Develop First-of-Its-Kind Distributed System Platform

Project will fulfill New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Press Release

NEW YORK, NY, September 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - National Grid announced today that it has selected Opus One Solutions (Opus One) to develop the first field demonstration of a distributed system platform (DSP), which will integrate distributed energy resources from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) with National Grid’s local electricity distribution system. New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative encourages the development of DSPs to help customers and utilities benefit from a higher penetration of distributed energy resources (DERs) including renewable generation, energy st

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