Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings Name National Grid PLC Number 27 Overall
WALTHAM, Mass., 3BL Media/ - – National Grid PLC has landed the number one utility spot on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World for the second straight year. The company ranked 27th overall, two spots higher than in 2015.
Pledge of Ongoing Support Enables Red Cross to Prepare for and Respond to Disasters
CAMBRIDGE, MASS., May 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid, with U.S. headquarters in Waltham, MA for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).
U.S. Dept. of Energy Collaboration Aims to Expand CHP Solutions
WALTHAM, MA., May 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the U.S. Energy Department announced three new Better Buildings Accelerators and 50 new partners to help the nation seize opportunities to improve critical infrastructure in our communities.
Waltham, Mass., May 11, 2016 /3BL Media - The Innovation That Matters 2016 report, released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Chamber’s FreeEnterprise.com, and 1776, builds out a one-of-a-kind index comparing key statistics in 25 cities to show how well they are turning capital into successful tech industries.
WALTHAM, Mass., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Last weekend the MIT Clean Energy Prize competition announced the 9th winner of its annual competition, awarding $100,000 to Heila Tech at an event held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Triple Win of Lower Bills, Less Carbon, More Jobs
There are enormous challenges the energy industry must overcome to decarbonize the supply chain, as discussed at length in my eBook. Affordability, innovative regulation, advances in technology, unprecedented partnerships, the natural gas bridge – all must be implemented on a large scale and at the local level. What does that mean? How, exactly, does that macro vision translate to micro stories in the communities we serve?
There were a lot of remarkable things about the first Earth Day, but looking back from 2016, what’s most striking is how it brought people together when it felt like society was falling apart. “Conservatives were for it. Liberals were for it. Democrats, Republicans, and independents were for it,”The New York Times wrote on April 23, 1970. “So were the ins, the outs, the executive and legislative branches of Government.”
WALTHAM, Mass., April 21, 2016/ 3BL Media/ – Leveraging the power of social media to promote Earth Day, National Grid will launch its second annual Pledge to Save Energy Sweepstakes tomorrow, challenging the nearly 7 million U.S. residents in its service areas to take a pledge to make greener choices and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with #GridGoesGreen #Sweeps.
"National Grid is proud to stand with 100+ companies in welcoming the Paris Agreement and support U.S. leadership as forward-looking policies are implemented to reduce carbon emissions here at home. We pledge to do our part in addressing climate change, having just released, "The Democratization of Energy: Climate Change, Renewables, and Advancing the American Dream," an eBook discussing the ways in which we can transition our nation to a decarbonized economy while ensuring delivery of reliable and affordable energy.