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National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility for Second Straight Year

Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings Name National Grid PLC Number 27 Overall
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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.

National Grid Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

Pledge of Ongoing Support Enables Red Cross to Prepare for and Respond to Disasters
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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).

National Grid Joins Combined Heat and Power for Resiliency Accelerator at White House Event

U.S. Dept. of Energy Collaboration Aims to Expand CHP Solutions
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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.

National Grid Congratulates Boston for Ranking as Nation’s Top Start-Up Community

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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.

MIT Clean Energy Prize Awards $225,000 to Student Entrepreneurs

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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.

National Grid talks Clean Energy Economic Development

The Triple Win of Lower Bills, Less Carbon, More Jobs
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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?

Business Statement Welcoming the Paris Climate Agreement

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This statement was developed by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and is supported by the major companies listed below.

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This statement was developed by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and is supported by the major companies listed below.

What the Paris Climate Deal Means For the U.S. Utilities Industry

By Dean Seavers, Alex Laskey
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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.”

Continue reading on Fortune. 

Grid Takes Earth Day Digital with Second Annual #GridGoesGreen Sweepstakes

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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 Reaffirms Backing of Low-Carbon USA

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"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.

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