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National Grid Issues Statement on the Release of the Transportation Climate Initiative Program’s Final Memorandum of Understanding

Dec 22, 2020 - 4:00 PM




Rhode Island

Clean Energy


A statement from Badar Khan, President, National Grid US:

“Today marks an important milestone in the development of the Transportation Climate Initiative Program, an effort National Grid is proud to have supported since its inception. National Grid is committed to advancing the ambitious climate goals in our states, and aggressive action to reduce transportation carbon emissions is a necessary step toward achieving those goals. We believe a regional approach is critical to achieving meaningful results. Emissions don’t stop at city, state, or even national borders. Programs like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have shown that the Northeast is capable of achieving substantial emission reductions when we come together for a common purpose.”

Khan continued, “The revenue generated under the program provides a tremendous opportunity to advance investment in clean transportation in the region, benefitting both our economy and environment.  We applaud state leaders’ commitment to equity by committing to invest 35% of the resulting revenue in disadvantaged communities.”

The Memorandum of Understanding can be found here.

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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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