National Grid’s Smart Energy Solutions Program, serving almost 15,000 customers in Worcester, MA, is the largest and most comprehensive smart grid deployment in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
National Grid’s program, which was developed in partnership with customers, the city of Worcester and other key parties, offers a number of benefits, including improved outage restoration, system reliability and personal energy management.
National Grid is empowering customers in the program with in-home technologies and dynamic pricing optionsdesigned to help save energy and money. These options offer a new level of choice, control and convenience inregards to their energy consumption. In addition, grid modernization solutions—including advanced meters and communications systems—enable National Grid to increase its service reliability and improve power outage andemergency restoration response. These technologies can help to improve the environment by reducing the needfor new resource generation and decreasing the amount of resource generation used today.