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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - OLD BEER FRIDGE JUST HAS TO GO? GET PAID TO BE RID OF IT!
National Grid Increases Incentive for Upstate New York Customers to Remove and Recycle Refrigerators, Freezers to Help Save Energy, Lower Bills
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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID SUPPORTS THE REAL POWER BEHIND THE BOSTON MARATHON: RUNNERS
Lone Energy Company Providing In-Race Support Supplies BAA with Six Energy Efficient Vehicles to Lead and Trail Racers
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Friday, April 11, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID AND CVS CAREMARK SHOWCASE 'POWER OF CONNECTIONS' AT RHODE ISLAND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY EVENT
Event Attracts Small Diverse Businesses and Helps Drive Economic Growth Across Rhode Island
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - STEM CAREERS DAY HITS A HOME RUN WITH AREA STUDENTS
More Than 200 Students, Educators and Business Leaders Participated in Education and Business Partnership Program
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID URGES CAUTION DURING 'NATIONAL DIG SAFELY MONTH'
Safety of Customers and Communities is Priority as Spring Projects Take Hold
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID URGES CAUTION DURING 'NATIONAL SAFE DIGGING MONTH'
Safety of Customers and Communities is Priority as Spring Projects Take Hold
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID URGES CAUTION DURING 'NATIONAL SAFE DIGGING MONTH'
Safety of Customers and Communities Should Be a Top Priority during Spring Projects
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID URGES CAUTION DURING 'NATIONAL SAFE DIGGING MONTH'
Safety of Customers and Communities is Priority as Spring Projects Take Hold
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Monday, March 31, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID LAUNCHES TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS FOR SMART ENERGY SOLUTIONS PROGRAM
Worcester Program Area Also Receives Upgrades to Improve Service Reliability and Response
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID AWARDS DEVELOPMENT GRANT TO WELDED TUBE USA, INC. FOR BETHLEHEM SITE PROJECT
Grant helps company continue development of new steel pipe manufacturing site in Western New York
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID AND SAY YES SYRACUSE HONOR MARSHALL A. NELSON URBAN MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Legacy of Civil Rights Crusader Continues to Promote STEM Careers to Syracuse City School Students
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Monday, March 24, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID ENCOURAGES CUSTOMERS TO "USE THEIR SENSES" AND BE AWARE OF GAS LEAKS AS SPRING THAW BEGINS
Company also Reminds Customers of Importance of Carbon Monoxide Safety
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Friday, March 21, 2014 - SEEDS OF SUCCESS GROW WITH NATIONAL GRID, THE TECH GARDEN, AND LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
Winner of 2013 Startup Labs Syracuse Celebrates Successful Year
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - National Grid Names North Smithfield Rhode Island's "Energy Champion"
Warwick Steps Up Next To Take The RI Energy Challenge!
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID HELPS MASSACHUSETTS GO GREEN BY CONNECTING CLEAN ENERGY SOURCES TO ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Company's 300 Megawatts of Customer-Owned Electricity Generation Connections Is the Most in Massachusetts
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - WINTER MARCHES ON AS MORE SNOW, ICE, WIND FORECAST TODAY
Company Urges Caution as Late Winter Storm Blows Across Upstate NY
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID, BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC (BAM), AND DANCEAFRICA CELEBRATE THE SCIENCE BEHIND ART AND MOVEMENT

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - ELECTRIC LINE WORKER PROGRAM PROVING SUCCESSFUL FOR ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NATIONAL GRID

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Monday, March 10, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID WORKING TO ENHANCE RELIABILITY OF POWER IN RHODE ISLAND
Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of The Company's $800 Million Upgrade to the Region's Electric Transmission System
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Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - BORO PARK WASH CENTER RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL GRID'S 'B' GREEN CHALLENGE WINNER FOR PROMOTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Laundromat Goes Green with New Eco-Friendly Washers and Dryers
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Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID FUNDING HELPS TO REVITALIZE FORMER MUNICIPAL BUILDING IN LOWVILLE, NEW YORK
Downtown Location To Increase Number of Medical Service Providers
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Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID OFFERS ITS UPSTATE NEW YORK CUSTOMERS HELPFUL TIPS TO MANAGE ENERGY USAGE AND WINTER BILLS

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Thursday, February 27, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID REMINDS CUSTOMERS OF WAYS TO MANAGE ENERGY COSTS AS BITTER WINTER WEATHER CONTINUES
Near Record Demand and Associated Price Spikes Making Rate Adjustments Necessary
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Thursday, February 27, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID REMINDS CUSTOMERS OF WAYS TO MANAGE ENERGY COSTS AS BITTER WINTER WEATHER CONTINUES
Near Record Demand and Associated Price Spikes Making Rate Adjustments Necessary
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Sunday, February 16, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID AND RHODE ISLAND FIRE OFFICIALS REMIND CUSTOMERS TO STAY SAFE IN WAKE OF LATEST WINTER STORM

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Sunday, February 16, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID AND MASSACHUSETTS FIRE OFFICIALS REMIND CUSTOMERS TO STAY SAFE IN WAKE OF LATEST WINTER STORM

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Thursday, February 13, 2014 - AS NOR'EASTER HITS NEW ENGLAND, NATIONAL GRID REMINDS CUSTOMERS TO STAY SAFE
Company Offers Safety Tips for Winter Weather
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID IS PREPARED FOR ANOTHER MAJOR WINTER STORM
Company Urges Safety in the Event of Heavy Snow and Icing
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 2013 INFRASTRUCTURE ENHANCEMENTS ENSURE RELIABLE ENERGY FOR NATIONAL GRID CUSTOMERS
Company Invested $462 Million in Massachusetts Natural Gas and Electric Infrastructure in 2013
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Monday, February 10, 2014 - HERKIMER HOUSING AUTHORITY REBUILDS WITH HELP FROM NATIONAL GRID
Economic Development Aid Provides Relief After Mohawk Valley Flooding
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Monday, February 10, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID OFFERS IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS ABOUT NATURAL GAS AND CARBON MONOXIDE

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Friday, February 07, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID JOINS GREENTOWN LABS GLOBAL GREENTECH ROUNDUP AS SPONSOR AND ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
National Grid Sponsorship Coincides with Greentown Labs Move to New Somerville, Mass. Location
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Thursday, February 06, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID OFFERS IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS ABOUT NATURAL GAS AND CARBON MONOXIDE

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Thursday, February 06, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID ADVISES RI CUSTOMERS ON ENERGY COST MANAGEMENT
Record Cold Drives Up Natural Gas/Electricity Usage and Monthly Bills
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Thursday, February 06, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID ADVISES MA CUSTOMERS ON ENERGY COST MANAGEMENT
Record Cold Drives Up Natural Gas/Electricity Usage and Monthly Bills
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID READY FOR WINTER STORM TO HIT NEW ENGLAND
Company Warns Public of Possible Snow, Ice Accumulation Wednesday Morning
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Thursday, January 30, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID WARNS UPSTATE NEW YORK CUSTOMERS OF LATEST PAYMENT SCAM
Utility Companies Report Incidents in Other Eastern States
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID TO DEFER ELECTRICITY SUPPLY INCREASE DUE TO UNUSUALLY COLD WINTER SEASON
NY Public Service Commission approves emergency plan to help mitigate increase in February commodity costs on National Grid upstate NY bills
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID WARNS NEW ENGLAND CUSTOMERS OF LATEST PAYMENT SCAM
Utility Companies Report Incidents in Other Eastern States
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Friday, January 24, 2014 - SCIENCE AND SLAM DUNKING - NATIONAL GRID AND CITY YEAR TEAM UP WITH BROOKLYN NETS DURING NBA GLOBAL GAMES TO INSPIRE STUDENTS
NBA Star Alan Anderson Shoots Hoops and Shares Tips with Students at National Grid City Year UK School
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Thursday, January 23, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID APPLAUDS GOVERNOR PATRICK FOR PROGRESS TO REGIONAL ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - ENERGY ASSISTANCE OPTIONS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR NATIONAL GRID CUSTOMERS DURING WINTER MONTHS
Customers May Qualify for Federal Heating Assistance, Discounted Low-Income Rate
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - ENERGY ASSISTANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR NATIONAL GRID CUSTOMERS DURING WINTER MONTHS
Customers May Qualify for Federal Heating Assistance, Discounted Low-Income Rate
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID APPLAUDS GOVERNOR PATRICK'S COMMITMENT TO PREPARE MASS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

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Friday, January 10, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID MEETS RECORD CUSTOMER DEMAND FOR NATURAL GAS AS POLAR VORTEX PUT NORTHEAST INTO DEEP FREEZE
Prolonged Winter Chill Results in Two Record-Setting Days on Long Island and Enterprise-wide in Same Week; Company Provides Energy-Efficient Tips to Help Customers Control Heating Costs
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Monday, January 06, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID PREPARED FOR SNOW STORM, FRIGID TEMPERATURES
Company Offers Safety Tips and Information on Carbon Monoxide Warnings
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Monday, January 06, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID MEETS RECORD CUSTOMER DEMAND FOR NATURAL GAS AS WINTER WEATHER BLANKETS NORTHEAST
Delivery System Performed Well During Recent Cold Snap; Company Prepared for Next Icy Blast and Reminds Customers to Put Safety First
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Thursday, January 02, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID PREPARED FOR FIRST STORM OF 2014
Company Urges Safety in the Event of Blizzard Conditions, Flooding and Snow Accumulation During Winter Storm Hercules
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Thursday, January 02, 2014 - NATIONAL GRID PREPARED FOR FIRST STORM OF 2014
Company Warns Public of Possible High Coastal Winds and Flooding, Snow Accumulation During Nor'easter
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID WRAPS UP SERVICE RESTORATION IN WESTERN NEW YORK
Final Push Will See Mid-Day Completion
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID MAKES FINAL PUSH TO RESTORE NORTH COUNTRY ELECTRIC SERVICE FOLLOWING ICE STORM
Significant Progress Results in More Than 90% of All Outages Restored, Lingering Ice Coating Remains a Concern
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Monday, December 23, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID WORKING TO RESTORE WESTERN NEW YORK ELECTRIC SERVICE BEFORE CHRISTMAS DAY
More than Half of Customers Impacted by Ice Storm Restored; Massive Workforce Addressing Remaining Issues
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Monday, December 23, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID WORKING TO RESTORE NORTH COUNTRY ELECTRIC SERVICE BEFORE CHRISTMAS DAY
More than Half of Customers Impacted by Ice Storm Restored; Massive Workforce Addressing Remaining Issues
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Sunday, December 22, 2013 - HEAVY ICE RESULTS IN EXTENSIVE DAMAGE ACROSS UPSTATE NY, NATIONAL GRID MAKING PROGRESS ON SERVICE RESTORATION
Field Force Greater than 2,000, Additional Crews being Called In
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Saturday, December 21, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID MOBILIZES LARGE WORKFORCE FOR POTENTIAL WEEKEND STORM
More than 1,600 Field Workers Ready if Storm Hits
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Friday, December 20, 2013 - NATURAL GAS MARKET PRICES AND SUPPLY CONSTRAINTS DRIVE INCREASE IN ELECTRICITY COSTS FOR NATIONAL GRID'S RHODE ISLAND CUSTOMERS
National Grid Urges Customers to Employ Energy Efficiency Measures and Participate in Bill Payment Options if Needed
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Friday, December 20, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID PREPARED FOR POTENTIAL WEEKEND STORM
Company Urges Public to Prepare for Potential Ice, Severe Weather
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