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2013-10-18 23:02:22

Nearly 40 Community Members and Businesses Donate Time, Materials and Appliances to Deliver the Sustainability Hub for Worcester Worcester, MA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 New England’s first-of-its-kind Sustainability Hub opened its doors today at 912 Main Street in Worcester, Mass. and is now providing hands-on education about energy efficiency and emerging energy technologies for National Grid’s customers and the community at large. The 2,200 square foot interactive space was donated...

2013-10-03 23:20:10

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Report Details High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission is the method of choice for the subsea transmission of electricity, the connection of disparate AC grids and/or the movement of bulk amounts of electrical power over vast distances. In each of these three respects HVDC transmission is superior to its competitor HVAC...

2013-09-20 23:03:14

National Grid U.S. President Releases Statement of Support (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 National Grid U.S. President Tom King today reiterated his support for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proceeding to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. “National Grid has long supported federal legislation as a comprehensive means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, in the absence of federal legislation, we support EPA moving forward with greenhouse gas regulations...

2013-09-12 23:01:16

Carbon Disclosure Project ranks National Grid as one of the leading companies in the world for the quality of its climate change data. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 National Grid ranks as one of the leading companies in the world for the quality of its climate change data, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system. This outstanding achievement was announced today in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how...

2013-08-20 23:01:58

National Grid applauds the findings of a report issued by Obama's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, and urges investment in innovation and infrastructure as key to storm resiliency. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 National Grid applauds the findings of a report issued Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force. The report stresses the need to better prepare for future storms in an age of climate change and rising sea levels, and calls for development of a more...

2013-07-08 12:22:41

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with this week's National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid, the Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) released a new tool to help in the understanding of the evolution of demand response. The National Town Meeting is being held this week, from Tuesday through Thursday, July 9-11, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. Approximately 400 demand response and smart grid experts...

2013-06-03 23:01:03

According to an Order filed on May 30, all Hurricane Sandy-related litigation against the Long Island Power Authority and/or National Grid now pending, and all subsequent filed actions, will be consolidated into one action before the Supreme Court, County of Nassau. The national law firm Parker Waichman LLP is also designated as Co-Lead Counsel and is a member of the newly adopted Plaintiffs Steering Committee. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law...

2013-05-03 00:20:14

Water-powered energy source to save Pakistan approximately US$100 million per year in fuel costs ARMONK, N.Y., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) Remaco, the builder of Pakistan's first private sector hydroelectric power scheme, has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM) software to streamline operations and help meet the business challenges of running the US$235 million plant. The addition of this power source will replace about 135,000 tons of imported oil, reducing carbon...

2013-04-18 12:22:33

Employee Volunteers Roll Up Their Sleeves Across National Grid Service Area, Inspired by Environmental Stewardship NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 600 National Grid employees will join forces with local communities to beautify parks and clean-up areas in need of attention all across the company's U.S. service area as part of Earth Day 2013. The company and its employee volunteers will take part in a dozen local projects and events across Massachusetts, New York...

2013-04-08 12:21:55

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) today announced its second annual "Call for Creative" in conjunction with the 10(th) Anniversary National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid occurring from July 9-11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Members of the DR and smart grid community have witnessed a dramatic shift in the importance of communications and engagement with consumers and stakeholders in recent years. ADS is...