February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - National Grid Foundation announces Eileen Cohen has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors. She replaces Al Wiltshire who retired as Chairman in December 2018 after joining the Foundation in 2008. Ms. Cohen, who also joined the board in 2008, has served as a board member and vice-chairman for National Grid Foundation.
the Third Annual BFit First Responder Challenge is powered by National Grid
BOSTON, January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Boston Bruins and the Boston Bruins Foundation announced today that the Third Annual BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid will take place Sunday, January 27, 2019 at TD Garden, starting at 9:00 a.m. This one of a kind event invites first responders from all over New England to participate in a course throughout TD Garden.
We unveiled “The Green Wall” at Barclays Center as part of our partnership with Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets to engage and inspire environmental stewardship in the local community.
“National Grid is committed to protecting and enhancing the environment and advancing new technologies for a clean energy future,” says New York President John Bruckner. “Through our partnership with Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets we are engaging and inspiring environmental awareness in the local community.”
Three-year project will upgrade streetlights, install smart technology, reduce energy costs
SCHENECTADY, N.Y., November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – National Grid and the City of Schenectady have begun work that will transform the municipality into a “smart city” by deploying advance street lighting technology. The work will start on Union Street between North College Street and Washington Avenue and will include retrofitting 18 streetlights with intelligent control nodes with a mixture of soft-white and daylight temperature LED bulbs. This project is a first of its kind partnership between a municipality and a utility company.
Two years ago I sat down for a Veterans Day breakfast with about 100 National Grid employees who had served in the US Armed Forces. I was struck by two insights that morning that spoke to the wisdom of hiring veterans.
The first was that an employee from Buffalo drove halfway through the night to attend the 8AM breakfast in Boston – and was one of the first to arrive. She said there was no way she’d miss getting together with her fellow veterans.
Let's suppose, for argument's sake, that 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.
WALTHAM, Mass., August 3, 2018/3BL Media/ – National Grid issued a statement today responding to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Safer and Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule.
NY Utilities Submit Distributed System Implementation Plans That Support Making New York the National Energy Leader with a Safe, Clean, Modern System
National Grid has submitted its 2018 Distributed System Implementation Plan, providing a detailed roadmap for building the capabilities necessary to integrate more distributed energy resources, support markets for innovative products and services, and drive further progress toward New York’s clean energy goals.
WALTHAM, Mass., May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Forbes Magazine selected National Grid as one of “America’s Best Employers 2018,” ranking in the top 500 companies in the United States. National Grid also received this honor in 2017. National Grid is joined by national and global brands like Google, REI and JetBlue Airways on this list.