SAN DIEGO, Calif. November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced that two of its energy storage projects have been recognized as Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2019 Innovation Award winners in the categories of microgrids and behind-the-meter projects. The projects were chosen for their innovation and leadership in energy storage, as well as a positive impact on the energy storage industry.
Plan expands access to community solar, reduces energy costs for customers
SYRACUSE, N.Y., October 7, 2019/3BL Media/ – National Grid has submitted a first-of-its-kind proposal to enhance its upstate New York Community Distributed Generation Program that, if approved by state regulators, would expand access to clean energy to more low and moderate income customers.
As lawmakers take their oaths of office and begin to set policy agendas, establishing an economywide price on carbon should be at the top of their lists.
Everything I read and hear about carbon pricing rarely shares the customer’s point of view. That’s a shame. I’d argue that the only way we’ll likely see success with enacting an economy-wide carbon price is evaluating all policies through a customer lens.
Let’s suppose, for argument’s sake, you question whether climate change is real, or whether it will really affect you.
You’re not alone.
More than a third of Americans say they don’t worry much or at all about global warming and a third say it’s exaggerated in the news. More than half say it won’t pose a serious threat in their lifetimes, and 12 percent say it will never be a threat.
National Grid is at the forefront of the clean energy transition. We’re interconnecting more rooftop solar and energy storage, helping to create electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and investing to turn organic waste into renewable energy.
Showcase of trades and energy careers, demonstrations for Schenectady youth.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. /3BL Media/ – National Grid, in partnership with SEAT (Social Enterprise and Training) Center celebrated the company’s first ever local Trades Summer Camp for more than a dozen Schenectady youth, ages 13 – 15.
POTSDAM, N.Y. /3BL Media/ – National Grid awarded a CleanTech Incubation Program incentive totaling $100,000 that Clarkson University will use to offset Damon Hall Phase III construction costs. The additional space has allowed LC Drives to expand and grow, driving a total 30 jobs with combined revenues of $1.34 million in the downtown campus and significantly adding to Clarkson’s clean-tech incubation ecosystem.
LOWELL — Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell received a $30,000 grant from the National Grid U.S. STEM Partnership to advance summer programs for young girls.
This is the fourth year the organization has received support from National Grid, according to Greater Lowell Girls Inc. Executive Director Tracy Ingersoll. “Very often, STEM careers are very lucrative careers,” Ingersoll said. And for young girls, “It’s not encouraged as much as it should be, I personally think,” she added.
$2.6 Million Combined Gift Supports Hundreds of Agencies Across NY, MA and RI
Waltham, MA, July 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid and its employees have once again joined forces to help support 35 United Way chapters throughout the company’s US service area. This year, more than 4,500 National Grid employees pledged more than $1.4 million to the United Way campaign. When combined with the company’s contribution of $1.2 million, National Grid’s total pledges for the recently completed campaign came to more than $2.6 million, matching last year’s levels, which assist hundreds of United Way supported grassroots agencies.