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2014-09-15 12:22:13

- Robert Catell, former Chairman and CEO of KeySpan Energy Corp. and National Grid, will Chair Advisory Board NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energtek Inc. (EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, in order to better access potential markets, has formed an Advisory Board consisting of members with a strong energy background. "It is with great pleasure that we welcome such well-known, knowledgeable, experienced, respected...

2014-08-26 08:25:08

Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform to help the US' 2nd-largest utility deliver benefits to customers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, announced today that it has been selected by National Grid, one of the largest utilities in the world with more than eight million customers in Northeastern US, to deploy the Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform for Volt/VAR Optimization. The project will...

2014-08-07 23:01:30

August 11 (8-11) is National 811 Safe Digging Day Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 August 11 (8-11) is National 811 Safe Digging Day and National Grid wants to remind customers to put safety first. Whether you're planting a tree or shrub, or installing a deck or pool, every job requires a call to 811. Knowing where underground utility lines are buried before you dig will help protect you from injury and prevent damages to utilities, service disruptions and potential fines and...

2014-06-30 23:07:29

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid USA, headquartered in Waltham, MA, for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program. Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet...

2014-05-30 23:05:19

Company Recognized by Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council for U.S. Procurement Supplier Diversity Achievements Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 National Grid today announced that it was awarded Local Corporation of the Year 2014 by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) at an awards gala held earlier this month. “It is such an honor to receive this award on behalf of National Grid’s procurement team,” said Supplier...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...

2014-05-08 08:24:30

Largest Natural Gas Transmission Company in the UK Embraces CUI Global Inc.'s and GE's Unique Solution for Remote Telemetric Control of its Pipeline System TUALATIN, Ore., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI) today announced that National Grid has accepted CUI Global's proprietary Integrated Remote Information System (IRIS®) Technology as a new method for remotely controlling and monitoring parts of its extensive pipeline transmission system....

2014-03-24 23:22:13

Company Also Reminds Customers of Importance of Carbon Monoxide Safety Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As the spring thaw begins – following a record cold winter season for the Northeast – National Grid reminds customers what actions they should take if they suspect a natural gas leak and how to avoid exposure to potentially deadly carbon monoxide. This winter hasn’t just been hard on those of us trying to stay warm. The frigid temperatures, and now the current season of...

2014-03-24 08:22:11

TUALATIN, Ore., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative products and technologies, today announced that National Grid has accepted CUI Global's proprietary VE® Technology as the "preferred option" for British natural gas pipelines and intends to present the solution at a future European Seminar for Gas Transporters Benchmarking Initiative....


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