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National Grid Releases Statement on Massachusetts’ Net Zero Emissions Target

Apr 23, 2020 - 9:30 AM

April 23, 2020

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WALTHAM, MA – Marcy Reed, President of National Grid Massachusetts, issued the following statement regarding the decision by Commonwealth of Massachusetts to set a statewide emissions limit of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050:

 

“Climate change is one of the great challenges facing our society today. This decision by the Baker-Polito Administration is another example of the Commonwealth leading the nation and world on climate change adaptation and preparation, alongside record-setting clean energy procurements and energy efficiency programs.

 

National Grid looks forward to continuing as an active partner in developing and implementing a roadmap to achieving this ambitious target. It is more important than ever during this challenging time to ensure that this vital transition to a decarbonized future is affordable to the residents and businesses of Massachusetts.”

 

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About National Grid

About National Grid: National Grid (NYSE: NGG) is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company serving more than 20 million people through our networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. National Grid is transforming our electricity and natural gas networks with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions to meet the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

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