Company will electrify fleet and install charging infrastructure for employees and customers by 2030
WALTHAM, Mass., June 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has just joined EV100, a global initiative organized by the Climate Group, where companies commit to switching their fleets to electric and/or installing charging for staff and customers by 2030. All 106 EV100 members are increasing demand, influencing policy, and driving mass roll-out to help make EVs more rapidly affordable for everyone.
MiSolar Portfolio comprises two 20 MW Michigan projects – Bingham Solar in Clinton County and Temperance Solar in Monroe County
MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -National Grid Renewables today announced significant economic benefits provided by its MiSolar Portfolio (MiSolar), which recently began operation and includes two Michigan solar projects, Bingham Solar and Temperance Solar, located in Clinton and Monroe counties, respectively. Combined, the projects produce 40 megawatts (MW) of clean, solar energy.
Company encourages colleagues to recognize the contribution of Black Americans and impacts of racism throughout history
WALTHAM, MA, June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid will honor Juneteenth as a company holiday for all US employees starting this June. National Grid has remained committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity over the years, but refocused their efforts in 2020, fueled by the Black Lives Matter movement and the murder of George Floyd.
Company has committed $200 million to advancing electric transport, will build additional 19,000 charging stations across the Northeast
WALTHAM, MA, June 3 , 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today unveiled its new EV Road Trip, an effort to raise awareness around the location of charging infrastructure and accelerate adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Partnership supports both companies’ goals to advance a clean energy future for all and achieve net zero
WALTHAM, Mass. and AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid (NYSE: NGG), one of the world’s largest publicly listed utilities, and RWE Renewables (RWE), one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the coastal region of the Northeast U.S.
Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has just joined seven major utilities in the Electric Highway Coalition, which will enable more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations near highways across the United States. With more charging stations, more drivers may adopt EVs and existing EV drivers can travel longer distances without range anxiety.
May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today announced the donation of more than 30,000 tubs of its surplus sanitizing wipes to over 60 non-profit organizations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.
Project to offset CO2 emissions by ~450,000 metric tons annually, will utilize First Solar Series 6 modules
MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As part of this year’s Earth Day celebration, National Grid Renewables has announced the signing of three solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Noble Project (Noble) currently under construction in Denton County, Texas. Noble consists of 275 megawatts (MW) of solar and 125 megawatt hours (MWh) of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have each executed individual 100 MW solar PPAs, and The Hershey Company has contracted for a 50 MW solar PPA.
Utility customers want to know their personal carbon impact.
Helping consumers make the right choices
The Biden administration’s pledge to create a carbon-free electricity generation sector by 2035 will require buy-in not just from utilities, but from the public en masse as well. Understanding the role of consumers, and the diverse factors that motivate them, will be critical to achieving decarbonization goals.
Demonstration for multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy system
WALTHAM, MA/ALBANY, NY, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid is taking additional steps into a clean energy future today by announcing a partnership with Standard Hydrogen Corporation to demonstrate the nation's first multi-use, renewable hydrogen-based energy storage/delivery system in New York's Capital Region, with completion expected by late 2022. The system will produce and store hydrogen exclusively from purchased renewable power and will make use of the inherent flexibility of hydrogen.