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Spring Ahead with WeatherBug

Marcy Reed believes our partnership with WeatherBug is about creating a sustainable future.
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This op-ed was published in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette on April 28.

At a handful of schools across the Massachusetts commonwealth, there are children who are getting excited about WeatherBug, technology that helps forecasters better plot the paths of storms, and helps us prepare for quicker service restoration.

I’m not ashamed to disclose our selfish motivations for joining the WeatherBug partnership, through which we’ve installed nearly two dozen weather stations on schools, fire stations and municipal buildings in Massachusetts.

National Grid Named Among Top Solar Utilities in United States

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., May 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - National Grid in Massachusetts has been named among the top utilities connecting the most megawatts of solar energy in the United States in 2014, earning a spot on the Solar Electric Power Association’s (SEPA’s) Top 10 annual utility solar listings.

National Grid's Smart Energy Solutions Program Adds Interactive Energy Savings Features

Infrastructure enhancements significantly reduce customer impact during power outage
Press Release

WORCESTER, MA., April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced it has added new features and functionality to the Smart Energy Solutions Program (SES) online customer portal with the launch of theVirtual Home tool. SES participants can use this interactive view of their home to learn where and how they can reduce their energy usage, and save money.

National Grid Honored with ENERGY STAR Award

The EPA recognized National Grid for excellence in promoting energy efficiency products
Press Release

April 7, 2015 - WALTHAM, MA /3BL Media/  -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized National Grid with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion.

An ENERGY STAR partner for many years, National Grid is being honored for its work to educate consumers about the importance of energy efficiency and increase awareness of ENERGY STAR programs and products.

National Grid’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.

National Grid Begins Construction on Solar Generation Project

Millbury site one of the first in New England to pilot advanced technology
Press Release

April 13, 2015, WALTHAM, MA /3BL Media/ – Spring has officially begun, and as the sun begins to shine brighter each day, National Grid will bring more solar power to the region. As a part of National Grid’s commitment to increase the amount of clean, renewable energy in the area, the company today announced it will begin construction of a 650 kilowatt solar generation facility on farmland located at 40 Auburn Road in Millbury, Massachusetts.

A Transmission Backbone: It’s The Key To Our Energy Future

Transmission is the key to unlocking our renewable energy future
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An op-ed from Rudy Wynter, president of National Grid’s federally regulated businesses, about the need for electric and natural gas transmission infrastructure investments was published in TransmissionHub. Here’s the full article as it appears on the TransmissionHub website.

National Grid Volunteers Pitch in for Earth Day

More than 100 employees to clean up across Massachusetts
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Throughout the months of April and May, more than 100 National Grid employees will join local communities to beautify parks and clean-up areas in need of care across Massachusetts as part of Earth Day 2015.

Earth Day 2015: How National Grid is Making a Difference (Commentary)

Article

Ken Daly is president of National Grid New York.

By Ken Daly

These days, as we experience extreme weather patterns and witness dramatic changes unfolding around the world, most of us think about our planet every day, not just on Earth Day. We think about how to sustain the earth, how to respect and restore it, how each of us can make changes that will make a difference -- while we're here and long after.

National Grid Takes Earth Day Digital With #GridGoesGreen

Company launches campaign with social media contest
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Leveraging the power of social media to promote Earth Day, National Grid will launch its 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.

Not Business as Usual: 200 Firms Back EPA Climate Regs

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Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

More than 200 U.S. companies came together Tuesday to support a major reduction in carbon pollution from power plants proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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