Steve Holliday, Chief Executive, received the BritishAmerican Business (BAB) Corporate Citizenship Award in recognition of an exceptional commitment and innovative approach to corporate responsibility.
BAB, which is the leading transatlantic business organization, dedicated to helping companies build their business on both sides of the Atlantic, hosted their Twelfth Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards Ceremony which culminated with Steve being honoured in the company of more than 200 peers from both sides of the Atlantic.
Exemplifying National Grid’s commitment to developing students and future leaders, upstate NY Gas Operations supervisors Brett Morey and Jacob Ennis recently mentored Albany High School students competing in the NY Tech Valley FIRST Robotics Competition. The two volunteered their expertise as engineers, but even more importantly, they inspired students to put STEM – education in science, technology, engineering and math – into action.
Ensuring affordable and clean energy for New England
The health of New England’s economy, communities and environment depends on reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy supplies. While much has been done in recent decades to strengthen the region’s electric power system, we now face an unprecedented challenge: We are beginning to experience shortages of natural gas, which is used to fuel about half the region’s power plants.
Rhode Island programs sustain more than 630 full-time jobs
PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The more than 41,500 National Grid customers in Rhode Island who participated in the company’s 2014 energy efficiency programs can expect to save a combined $427 million over the 13 year lifetime of the programs. The 2014 annual energy efficiency report recently filed with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission also shows that electric customers saved a record 268,468 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity through energy efficiency.