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National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility in the World

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WALTHAM, Mass., June 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ -This week National Grid PLC landed the number one spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall.

CEO Steve Holliday Receives Corporate Citizenship Award

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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.

A Possible Greener Future

Tech-oriented students tour National Grid's sustainability hub
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By Larry Rulison

High school students from the Capital Region got a glimpse last week at what National Grid customers in Clifton Park might experience a few years from now.

About 70 juniors from the Ballston Spa school district's Clean Tech program took a trip last week to National Grid's Sustainability Hub in Worcester, Mass.

Connect21 Video: National Grid Leads Energy Innovation

Using technology to build tomorrows energy networks
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It’s an exciting time for the energy industry, and for America’s energy customers. Our Connect21 video series captures the 21st century energy innovation happening across our service area.

Learn more about Connect21 here

 

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Employees, Robotics Help Inspire Albany STEM Students

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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.

National Grid Hosting Summer STEM Camps

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National Grid is preparing to spend another summer educating area students about STEM careers.

National Grid regional executive Dennis Elsenbeck said that the initiative was born from an experience he had when looking to hire three energy engineers.

“We received hundreds of applicants, and among them we had no women or minorities apply,” he said. “We could have either accepted that or become part of the solution."

Video: Learn Where Energy Comes From

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Where does gas and electricity come from? This short film explains how National Grid takes the energy from its source, delivering it to homes and high-streets around the country.

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All of the Above

Ensuring affordable and clean energy for New England
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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.

National Grid’s 2014 Energy Efficiency Programs Top Gas and Electric Savings Goals

Rhode Island programs sustain more than 630 full-time jobs
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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.

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