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2014-04-30 08:41:47

Event Honors National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering honored two noteworthy leaders of industry and education during its annual gala in support of scholarships last night at the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manhattan. The event recognized Steve Holliday, the chief executive...

2014-04-15 20:21:14

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcqjzw/hvdc_transmission) has announced the addition of the "HVDC Transmission Market - By Technology, Power Rating, Application, Component & Geography to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcqjzw/hvdc_transmission ]report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The ever increasing demand of energy,...

2014-04-14 12:24:35

Ventyx energy management system provides modern platform and advanced applications for greater power availability and reliability ATLANTA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity (MOE) in Iraq to provide state-of-the-art energy management systems that will help improve the availability, performance and reliability of power supplies in Iraq from main control centers in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Basra....

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...

2014-03-18 08:28:21

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Market for Cables, Insulators, and Towers Report and Database 2013-2017 Electricity demand is growing, and demand for cables, insulators and transmission towers is growing with it. However, a variety of distinct development paradigms are at play. While developing countries have primarily seen point-to-point radial distribution instead of intermeshed networks, many developed...

2014-03-11 23:31:39

Energy Source wins National Grid Top Kilowatt Savings Performer Award. Company beat out its nearest competitor by margin of 3 to 1 with a staff one fourth the size. Providence, RI (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Energy Source LLC of Providence, Rhode Island, has been named the 2013 winner of NationalGrid’s Top Kilowatt Savings Performer Award. The Energy Conservation firm outperformed its nearest competitor by a margin of 3 to 1 in energy conservation, saving a total of nearly 17 million...

2014-02-11 16:22:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) today announced its third annual "Call for Creative" in conjunction with the 11(th) annual National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid occurring from May 19-21, 2014 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. For...

2014-02-07 23:03:46

National Grid Sponsorship Coincides with Greentown Labs Move to New Somerville, Mass. Location Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 National Grid today announced its sponsorship of Greentown Labs, one of the nation’s largest cleantech incubators. The $50,000 “Terawatt” sponsorship level will enable Greentown Labs to further provide its entrepreneurs access to the equipment, services, education, and network they need to launch their companies. “National Grid is pleased to...

2014-02-05 08:29:36

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d7mq5n/hvdc_transmission) has announced the addition of the"HVDC Transmission Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d7mq5n/hvdc_transmission ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The ever increasing demand of energy, with long distance between generation and consumption...

2013-12-06 23:01:05

Initiative Will Help Build a More Diversified Energy Portfolio and Ensure a Reliable Energy Infrastructure Waltham, MA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 As one of the largest energy companies serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island, National Grid congratulates these states and the entire region for the announcement today of an initiative committing New England to cooperation on energy infrastructure. Created by a coalition of all six New England governors through the New England States Committee...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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