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Join National Grid to Celebrate National Drive Electric Week

The company is supporting events in New England and New York
Press Release

WALTHAM, MA., September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Do you own an electric vehicle, or are you considering the benefits of driving an environmentally-friendly vehicle with overall lower fuel costs and fewer maintenance requirements? If so, consider joining National Grid to celebrate National Drive Electric Week.

States that are Leading the Clean Energy Economy & Creating Jobs

California Metro Areas also Top Annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index Rankings from Clean Edge

by Clint Wilder, Senior Editor, Clean Edge

At a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, California leads all states in clean tech leadership for the seventh consecutive year, according to annual rankings released by Clean Edge, a leading clean tech research and advisory firm.

Top Five Reasons Participants Attend the BSR Conference


BSR Conference participants have spoken!

Year after year, participants return to one of the most important global gatherings for sustainable business. Here’s what they are saying:*

The T5 Green Experience at JFK; JetBlue Built a 24,000 square foot Farm

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Too often airports are concrete jungles. We don’t think people should be detached from nature just because they are waiting for a flight.


In 2015, JetBlue revealed a first-of-itskind 24,000 square foot airport farm at JFK’s Terminal 5 (T5). The project is a partnership with nonprofit partner GrowNYC to promote local agriculture and enrich the airport customer experience with green space.

Incentives Draw New York GM Plant to Install Solar Array


With 16 solar installations in the United States, General Motors takes the top spot among automakers for solar energy use in the nation. Its latest array can be found at the company’s Rochester Operations plant in New York – a 466-kilowatt array expected to power 3 percent of the facility’s electricity. That’s enough energy to power nearly 57 single family homes in New York or charge 1,000 electric vehicles for a year.

MLBPA Teams with A-Rod, MLB, New York State, Harlem RBI for Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx


The Players Association, its longest tenured member, Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are joining with New York State and Harlem RBI in a public-private partnership to create the Roberto Clemente Urban Youth Academy in the Bronx.

Together, the MLBPA and MLB are contributing $4 million from their joint Youth Development Foundation to the project announced Wednesday (July 20) in which the existing baseball and softball fields at Roberto Clemente State Park will be renovated and programs developed to provide world-class baseball opportunities for New York City kids.

Helping Budding Companies Bloom with JetBlue's BlueBud Business Mentoring Program

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We remember what it’s like to be a small business and know how difficult it can be to get through the door at a big company. In 2015, we launched the BlueBud (Buddies + Budding New Companies) mentoring program to help small food start-ups from New York grow.

AT&T Announces $250,000 to Support All Star Code Summer STEM Program


AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs


AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

Timberland Kicks Off Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment with Restoration Project in New York

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Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland helped transform a community garden in New York as part of the brand’s commitment to urban greening. More than 100 volunteers pulled on their boots in partnership with local non-profit GrowNYC, to restore the United We Stand Garden—a 32,000 sq. foot garden in the Mott Haven neighborhood of South Bronx.


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