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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - National Grid Begins Major Investments In Niagara County Infrastructure
Substation Work in Wilson, Cambria to Improve Reliability, Increase Capacity
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Monday, May 18, 2015 - National Grid's 2014 Energy Efficiency Programs Top Gas and Electric Savings Goals
Rhode Island programs sustain more than 630 full-time jobs
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Thursday, May 07, 2015 - National Grid Program Opening the Door To More Renewable Energy in Rhode Island
Homes, businesses and municipalities to benefit
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Monday, May 04, 2015 - National Grid Volunteers and Supports Moonjumpers Annual Community Day for the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence Inc.

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Friday, May 01, 2015 - National Grid Statement on the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

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Friday, May 01, 2015 - National Grid Employees Get Dirty for Earth Day, Beautify Camillus Parks
Event reflects National Grid's commitment to environmental responsibility and protection
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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - National Grid Named Among Top Solar Utilities in United States
No. 5 in solar megawatts interconnected with 123 megawatts across MA in 2014
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - National Grid Hosts Earth Day Event with Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District and Built a Rain Garden at Largest Nature Preserve in Nassau County

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - National Grid Helps Customers in Northern New York Save on Electricity Bills with Temporary North Country Power Discount Program
Partnership with New York Power Authority helps fund discount program
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - National Grid and Boston Red Sox Foundation Kick Off Community Relations Initiative
College scholarships and community programs are the first steps in the partnership
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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - National Grid's Smart Energy Solutions Program Adds Interactive Energy Savings Features
Infrastructure enhancements significantly reduce customer impact during power outage
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - National Grid Volunteers Pitch in for Earth Day
More than 100 employees to clean up across Massachusetts
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 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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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - National Grid Takes Earth Day Digital With #GridGoesGreen
Company launches campaign with social media contest
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Award Winners Honored by National Grid

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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - National Grid Celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day
Company honors lineworkers who maintain service for more than 3 million customers
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Monday, April 13, 2015 - National Grid Begins Construction on Solar Generation Project
Millbury site one of the first in New England to pilot advanced technology
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Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - National Grid Work Continues on Queens Gas Reliability Project
Investment will modernize natural gas system, improve safety, reliability and support energy needs of local communities
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Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - Boston University and National Grid Join Forces to Save Energy
Three year program will use energy efficiency technologies to reduce natural gas consumption
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Tuesday, April 07, 2015 - National Grid Honored with ENERGY STAR Award
The EPA recognized National Grid for excellence in promoting energy efficiency products
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Monday, April 06, 2015 - Rhode Island PUC Approves National Grid's $150 Million Gas and Electric Infrastructure Improvement Plans
Upgrades to natural gas and electric systems ensure safety and reliability
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - National Grid Hits a Home Run with MDBB Enterprises to Help Grow Operations from Home Garage to Industrial Space
Grants helps transform vacant building off Main Street into usable space for local company with international presence
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 - National Grid Appeals for Donations to the Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund to Satisfy Urgency of Need

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Thursday, March 26, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Important Spring Safety Tips
Know how to identify a gas leak, call before you dig, safety tips for home renovations
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Important Spring Safety Tips
Know how to identify a gas leak, call before you dig, safety tips for home renovations
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - National Grid Community Assistance Expo Supports Families In Need
Company's efforts include donations to R.I. Good Neighbor Energy Fund and R.I. Community Food Bank
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - National Grid Interactive Web Training Wins 'Best in Class'

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Monday, March 23, 2015 - Spring 2015 Brings Reduced Energy Prices
National Grid customers can anticipate lower electricity and natural gas bills starting May 1
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Important Spring Safety Tips
Know how to identify a gas leak, call before you dig, safety tips for home renovations
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Monday, March 23, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Important Spring Safety Tips
Know how to identify a gas leak, call before you dig, safety tips for home renovations
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - National Grid Grant Ensures Vital Services Return to Main Streeet
Wolfe's Den Laundromat in Schoharie receives $25,000 grant
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Friday, March 20, 2015 - WeatherBug at the Schoharie County Office of Emergency
Services will allow National Grid to improve storm monitoring, assist emergency responders
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - National Grid Earns EEI's "Emergency Recovery Award" for Restoration Efforts After Ice Storm in 2013

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - National Grid Offers Customers Ways to Manage Energy Costs
National Grid also providing an additional $250,000 to local Community Action Councils to ease burden on those who qualify for heating assistance
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - National Grid Building To Undergo Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrades

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - National Grid Named 2015 World's Most Ethical Company for 5th time
Ethisphere recognition demonstrates National Grid's commitment to ethical leadership
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - Birthplace of Thousand Island Dressing Receives National Grid Investment
Grant helps transform vacant building into community and tourist attraction
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - National Grid Rallies Support for Fort Drum Soldiers and Community

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - National Grid/WeatherBug Partnership Honored by the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals

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Friday, March 06, 2015 - National Grid To Begin Salem Underground Cable Construction
Project to improve system reliability to start during the week of March 9
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Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Ways to Manage Energy Costs
Freezing winter temperatures increase demand and could impact Rhode Islanders' gas and electric bills
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Monday, March 02, 2015 - National Grid's 'Hometown Hero' honored at Islander Game
Farmingville man rescued bedridden neighbor from house fire
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Middle School Girls Encouraged to Explore Engineering as a Career with Girls Inc. and National Grid
Students toured the Northport Power Plant and spoke to inspiring women engineers
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - National Grid Employee Honored for Support of Citizen Warriors
Company recognized for creating positive work environment for National Guard and Reserve members
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Monday, February 23, 2015 - National Grid's Rhode Island Customers Saving Millions Through Energy Efficiency Programs
Study also predicts increased revenue and job growth
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - National Grid Invests More Than $700 Million to Enhance Massachusetts Energy Resiliency in 2014
Investments make natural gas and electricity networks safer and more reliable
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - National Grid Supports Expansion of Intergrow Greenhouses in Orleans
Part of a $15.2 million investment by Intergrow
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Dangers Related To Snow Accumulation And Freezing Temperatures Remain
Clearing around gas appliance vents and meters and reporting gas odors still a priority
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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Dangers Related To Snow Accumulation And Freezing Temperatures Remain
Clearing around gas appliance vents and meters and reporting gas odors still a priority
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - National Grid Joins Eversource Energy and Spectra Energy on Access Northeast; Project Launches Open Season for New England Energy Reliability Solution
Solution Could Save Electricity Consumers an Average of $1 Billion Annually
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Dangers Related To Snow Accumulation And Freezing Temperatures Remain
Clearing around gas appliance vents and meters and reporting gas odors still a priority
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Sunday, February 15, 2015 - National Grid Ready for High Winds Expected in New England through Monday
Extra crews available to handle any service interruptions
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Saturday, February 14, 2015 - National Grid Ramps-Up Preparations As Latest Storm Intensifies
Line crews added to deal with possible service interruptions
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Friday, February 13, 2015 - National Grid, HeartShare and Dominion Transmission Help Upstate New York Customers in Need Stay Warm this Winter
Care and Share Energy Fund expects to help more than 5,000 people in upstate New York
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Friday, February 13, 2015 - National Grid Prepares for High Winds And Snow
Hundreds of New England crews prepared to deal with possible service interruptions
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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - NATIONAL GRID AND EVERSOURCE ENERGY PROPOSE $520 MILLION GRIDINVESTMENT TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE RELIABILITY IN GREATER BOSTON AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
ISO New England Selects Cost-effective Proposal as Preferred Solution to Address Critical Reliability Needs
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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - National Grid Cautions Customers To Avoid Power Lines When Clearing Snow And Ice
Snow piled below power lines also poses a safety risk
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - National Grid Completes Installation of Rhode Island Weather Stations
Host communities using data for emergency and public works planning
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - National Grid Supports New Jobs at Yancey's Fancy
Grants will support system upgrades to handle manufacturing by-product and construction of new facility
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Monday, February 09, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers Beware of Imposters and Bill Scammers

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Monday, February 09, 2015 - National Grid Reminds Customers Beware of Imposters and Bill Scammers

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Thursday, February 05, 2015 - National Grid Advises Customers To Clear Ice and Snow Around Appliance Vents and Gas Meters
Build-up can lead to elevated CO levels and damaged equipment
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Thursday, February 05, 2015 - National Grid Advises Customers to Clear Ice and Snow Around Appliance Vents and Gas Meters
Build-up can lead to elevated CO levels and damaged equipment
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015 - MORE CUSTOMERS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURAL DISCOUNT FROM NATIONAL GRID, NYSEG AND RGE

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - National Grid Conducting Helicopter Inspections of Rhode Island Power Lines
Flights scheduled to check for possible damage from Juno
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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - National Grid Small Business Incentives Fund Energy Efficient Renovation for Massachusetts Nonprofit
Efficient barn lighting helps Blue Star Equiculture rein in waste
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - National Grid Urges Customers to Stay Safe After Winter Storm

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - National Grid Encourages Customers to Take Safety Precautions and Stay Safe After Winter Storm

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - National Grid Encourages Customers to Take Safety Precautions and Stay Safe After Winter Storm

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - National Grid's Electric System in New England Continues to Weather the Storm
Severe icing affects Nantucket; Employee and public safety remain a priority
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - National Grid Will Have Hundreds of Crews Ready in New England to Handle Storm Juno Aftermath
Thousands of additional employees supporting storm effort; Customers urged to stay safe, prepare for potential multi-day power restoration
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - National Grid Prepares for Incoming Snow Storm
Company Offers Safety Tips and Information on Carbon Monoxide Warnings
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Monday, January 26, 2015 - National Grid Prepared for First Major Winter Storm of 2015
Company Urges Safety in the Event of Blizzard Conditions, Flooding and Snow Accumulation During Winter Storm
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Sunday, January 25, 2015 - National Grid Prepares - And Urges Customers to Prepare for Potentially Historic Blizzard in New England
Customer Safety a Priority as Gale Force Winds, Heavy Snow and Coastal Flooding are Predicted
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Friday, January 23, 2015 - National Grid Helps to Improve Storm Monitoring and STEM Education in Oneida with WeatherBug Station
New station at Oneida High School will support STEM education
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - National Grid to Invest $93 Million in Aquidneck Island Infrastructure
"OnIsland" project to bring more reliable power to Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - National Grid, STEM, FIRST - Recipe for Future Energy Leaders

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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - National Grid Upgrades Queens Natural Gas System
Queens Gas Reliability Project part of $1.3 billion investment to modernize natural gas system, improve safety, reliability and support energy needs of local communities
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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - National Grid Helps to Improve Storm Monitoring in Northern New York with WeatherBug Station
New station at Franklin County Emergency Services provides access to real-time, localized weather data
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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - National Grid's Smart Energy Solutions Program Launches with New Dynamic Pricing Plans
Smart grid infrastructure advancements in Worcester, Mass. will improve electricity reliability and performance
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - NATIONAL GRID ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR WHITE HOUSE METHANE REDUCTION STRATEGY

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - NATONAL GRID CREWS MONITOR TRANSMISSION LINES FROM THE AIR
Helicopter Inspections Underway this Week Help Maintain a Reliable System
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Thursday, January 08, 2015 - NATIONAL GRID WARNS CUSTOMERS TO GUARD THEMSELVES AND SENSITIVE ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Reports of Home Invasions, Billing Scams and Employee Impersonators Increased During The Holiday Season
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Thursday, January 08, 2015 - NATIONAL GRID WARNS CUSTOMERS TO GUARD THEMSELVES AND SENSITIVE ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Reports of Home Invasions, Billing Scams and Employee Impersonators Increased During The Holiday Season
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Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - NATIONAL GRID ENCOURAGES CUSTOMERS TO PREPARE FOR COLD WEATHER
Measures to help customers stay safe and save energy
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Thursday, January 01, 2015 - THE KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY AND FROSTED ELFIN GIVEN PROTECTED ROOM TO FLOURISH
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and National Grid Agree to Conservation Easement
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