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Friday, August 12, 2016 - National Grid urges customers and companies to join this year's 'Missing Type campaign'
Downstate New Yorkers can help minimize local - and - worldwide blood shortages by donating Types A, B and O blood through New York Blood Center
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - National Grid Reminds Customers To Put Safety First and Call Before You Dig
August 11 (8-11) is National 811 Safe Digging Day
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Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Efforts Providing Unprecedented Savings to Customers
New reports confirm benefits of three-year plan exceeding goals
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Monday, August 08, 2016 - National Grid Aerial Transmission Line Inspections Underway
Helicopter surveys used to detect potential problems before outages occur
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - National Grid Aerial Inspections Help Ensure Power System Reliability
Helicopter Inspections of Subtransmission Lines Underway in RI Today To Detect and Correct Potential Problems Before Outages Occur
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - REGIONAL RELIABILITY PROJECT RECEIVES SITING APPROVAL
Project is expected to create more than 1,000 local jobs
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - Beat the Heat: National Grid Offers Cool Summertime Energy Efficiency Tips
Customers Can Save Energy and Money Without Sacrificing Comfort
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - National Grid Completes Major Upgrade of Canada-New England Transmission Link
HVDC system is significant source of clean energy for the region
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Friday, July 08, 2016 - Beat the Heat: National Grid Offers Cool Summertime Energy Efficiency Tips
Extended Heat, Humidity Also Can Bring Severe Storms
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Thursday, June 30, 2016 - National Grid Completes sea2shore Cable Landing
Mainland to Block Island undersea cable will link the first U.S. offshore wind farm to the Company's power system
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - National Grid and SmartPower Win EPA Excellence Award
Rhode Island Energy Challenge: "Find Your Four" Campaign Honored
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - National Grid Kicks Off Cleanup of Ilion Site
Final Phase of Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation Project
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Monday, June 13, 2016 - National Grid to Host EUCI Leadership Conference for Women in Energy
Northeast US Event November 2 and 3 to Feature Many of the Brightest Lights in the Industry
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Monday, June 13, 2016 - A Statement from Dean Seavers, U.S. President, National Grid

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Thursday, June 09, 2016 - National Grid Is Ready For Hurricane Season
The company advises customers to be prepared as well
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Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility for Second Straight Year
Newsweek's 2016 Green Rankings Name National Grid PLC Number 27 Overall
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - National Grid Energy Efficiency Programs Bringing Returns To Rhode Island Customers
Programs cut consumption and support jobs at the same time
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - VERMONT GREEN LINE HOST COMMUNITY BOOSTS SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT
New Haven, VT Residents Approve Renewable Energy Transmission Project
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - National Grid Bridge Benefits Trail System at White Brook Stream
Provides Access to Over 17 Miles of Overhead Transmission Lines, Connects Network of New York State Trails
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Monday, May 23, 2016 - NATIONAL GRID EXTENDS CURRENT ELECTRICITY, NATURAL GAS DELIVERY PRICES ANOTHER TWO YEARS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK
Continues Decade-Long Run of Stable Delivery Prices for Consumers
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Friday, May 13, 2016 - National Grid to Remove International Power Lines
Temporary Restrictions on Roads, Hiking Trails and Niagara River During Work Periods
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Friday, May 06, 2016 - National Grid Employees Do Earth Day In A Big Way
Volunteers support local community projects, encourage customers to "go green"
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Monday, May 02, 2016 - National Grid, New York Power Authority Extend Electricity Discounts to North Country Businesses
Second Year for Temporary Power Discount Program
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - National Grid Celebrates Earth Day in Huntington Station with the Town of Huntington at One of Long Island's Largest Community Garden

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - National Grid Employees Do Earth Day At Double H Ranch
Volunteers support local community projects, encourage customers to "go green"
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Monday, April 25, 2016 - National Grid Partners on Proposal to Develop Solutions for Cleaner, Greener Energy Future
Solar Progress Partnership Promotes New York's Clean Energy Goals and REV Initiative
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Grid Takes Earth Day Digital Again with Second Annual #GridGoesGreen Sweepstakes

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - National Grid Employees Pitch in for Earth Day in Massachusetts
Committed to volunteering and sustainability, National Grid also invites customers to share how they "go green"
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - National Grid Participates in AEC 2016 Advanced Energy Conference with Foremost Energy Experts

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Monday, April 18, 2016 - National Grid Celebrates Lineworker Appreciation Day
Company honors lineworkers who maintain service for more than 1.3 million customers
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - National Grid Again Named Among Top Solar Utilities in United States
Only Utility In Northeast Named to SEPA's Top 10 List in 2015
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - National Grid Urges Caution Near Work Zones as Company Highlights Safety
Alert Motorists Can Help Ensure Safer Conditions for Crews and Drivers
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Monday, April 11, 2016 - NATIONAL GRID LAUNCHES ENERGY EBOOK
National Grid President publishes eBook for Earth Month celebrations
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016 - National Grid Economic Development Program Drives Jefferson County Project, Stimulates Job Growth
89-Acre Site Ready For Development As Multi-Tenant Business And Technology Park
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Tuesday, April 05, 2016 - Electricity Costs to Drop This Spring
National Grid customers can anticipate lower energy bills starting May 1
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Tuesday, April 05, 2016 - National Grid, SmartPower Honor City of Providence and Johnson and Wales
City and legendary hospitality university named latest "Energy Champions"
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - National Grid Begins Construction of Downtown Providence Substation
New facility needed for system reliability and to power Rt. I-195 development
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Friday, March 18, 2016 - National Grid Prepares For Possible Snow Storm Headed for New England
Crews on stand-by for potential power interruptions
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Friday, March 18, 2016 - National Grid Named as One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Sixth Time

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - NATIONAL GRID EXPANDS ONLINE TRAINING RESOURCES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - National Grid to Retire Syracuse Substation That Predates World War II
Brief Service Outages Necessary to Facilitate Transfer
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Thursday, March 10, 2016 - National Grid Reminds Customers to Spring Into Action for Home Safety
Change Your Clocks, Change Your Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Alarm Batteries
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - Decreased Supply Costs Coupled With Mild Winter Send Energy Bills Downward
National Grid's Cost Controls Help Stabilize Winter Bills, Continue System Upgrades
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Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - National Grid to Provide One-Stop Solar Shopping For Rhode Island Customers
"SolarWise Rhode Island" will simplify and speed solar energy development
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Friday, March 04, 2016 - National Grid Warns Upstate New York Customers Of Renewed Payment Scam
Imposters demanding immediate payment through prepaid cards should be reported
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - National Grid Grants Support Business Development In Batavia, Lyndonville

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Friday, February 26, 2016 - National Grid Responds To Restoration Assistance Request
Employees helping Eversource in storm recovery
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - National Grid's Smart Energy Solutions Program in Worcester, Mass. Achieves Strong First-Year Results in Customer Satisfaction and Savings

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Friday, February 19, 2016 - 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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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - National Grid U.S. Continues Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan Despite Supreme Court Ruling

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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - With Colder Temperatures Expected This Weekend, National Grid Reminds Customers of Bill Management Options

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - National Grid Reminds Customers of Ways to Manage Energy Costs
Freezing winter temperatures increase demand and could impact gas and electric bills
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Monday, February 08, 2016 - National Grid Ready for Winter Storm Mars
Company urges safety in the event of high winds and blizzard conditions
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Sunday, February 07, 2016 - VAST MAJORITY OF NATIONAL GRID NEW ENGLAND CUSTOMERS RESTORED AFTER SNOWSTORM THAT CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Remaining Customers will Have Power Today
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Saturday, February 06, 2016 - NATIONAL GRID RESTORES MAJORITY OF CUSTOMERS AFFECTED
Vast Majority of Remaining Customers Expected to Have Service by Midnight Public Urged to Use Extreme Caution Outdoors
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Friday, February 05, 2016 - NATIONAL GRID RESPONDING TO OUTAGES IN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND CAUSED BY HEAVY, WET SNOW
Storm Bringing Down Many Trees across Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island Customers Urged to Stay Safe
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Thursday, February 04, 2016 - National Grid Drives Natural Gas Main Replacement in Massachusetts: Nearly 175 Miles of New Main Installed Last Year
Company invested $390 million in gas infrastructure enhancements in 2015
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Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - National Grid's New Energy Efficiency Plan to Generate Even More Savings for Massachusetts Customers
Innovation and cost effectiveness to benefit natural gas and electric users
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Friday, January 29, 2016 - National Grid Files First Rate Case Proposals in a Decade for NYC and Long Island
Filings Propose to Modernize Gas Infrastructure and Enhance Customer Service for 1.8 million Customers, Improve Storm Resiliency and Expand Gas Availability
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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - LEADING WIND DEVELOPER JOINS TRANSMISSION EXPERTS TO DELIVER CLEAN ENERGY FOR NEW ENGLAND
Experienced group submits plans today to CT, MA and RI
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - National Grid Helps Quad/Graphics Boost Productivity While Reducing Energy Usage, Costs
$1.1 million energy incentive makes equipment installation a reality
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Friday, January 22, 2016 - National Grid Prepares For Possible Major Snow Storm Headed For New England
Forecasts being monitored; crews on stand-by
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - National Grid Prepared for First Major Winter Storm of 2016
Company Urges Safety in the Event of Blizzard Conditions, Flooding and Snow Accumulation During Winter Storm
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - National Grid Economic Development Program is Key Driver of Byrne Dairy Expansion Projects
Shovel Ready Program Helps to Grow Dairy Industry, Create Jobs
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 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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Friday, January 15, 2016 - National Grid Readying Riverside Avenue Site for New Somerset Substation
Site preparation work will continue through the winter
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - National Grid, HeartShare and Dominion Transmission Help Customers in Need Stay Warm this Winter
Care and Share Energy Fund expects to assist more than 5,000 customers in upstate New York
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - National Grid Aerial Transmission Line Inspections Underway
Helicopter surveys used to detect potential problems before outages occur
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Friday, January 08, 2016 - 10,000 Trees and Growing
Tree Incentive Program Helps Upstate New York Municipalities Plant The Right Tree In The Right Place
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Wednesday, January 06, 2016 - Eversource and National Grid Complete Major Upgrade to New England's Electric System
Interstate Reliability Project strengthens service to customers and local economies
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