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National Grid in Massachusetts Congratulates Boston For Being Most Energy Efficient City In U.S.

Company applauds customers for outstanding participation in energy efficiency programs; their contribution to this accolade

May 18, 2017

WALTHAM, Mass. – For the third year in a row, Boston has been ranked the most energy efficient city in America by The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). In a report released recently, the organization credited the city’s utilities for offering innovative energy efficiency programs, citing them as a key factor in reducing energy waste.

The ACEEE specifically applauded National Grid for its multifaceted approach to engaging Boston’s diverse neighborhoods, noting that the company offers energy efficiency programs designed for every budget, residential and business need.

The City of Boston received a perfect score for its energy and water utility programs. The report noted that among contributing factors to this score were National Grid’s and other local utilities’

  • Substantial investments in electricity and natural gas efficiency programs
  • Comprehensive low-income and multifamily programs
  • Accessibility to energy data

“Kudos to Mayor Walsh for his leadership in this area and to our customers for their robust interest and enrollment in the programs we offer. Customers know that they and the environment are direct beneficiaries when they sign on for energy savings measures,” said Marcy Reed, president of National Grid Massachusetts. Last October, the ACEEE named Massachusetts the most energy efficient state for the sixth consecutive year.

To learn more about National Grid’s legacy of energy efficiency and its plans for the future, read National Grid CEO Dean Seaver’s eBook, “The Democratization of Energy.”

About National Grid

National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity and natural gas delivery company that connects nearly 7 million customers to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.

Through its U.S. Connect21 strategy, National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Connect21 is vital to our communities' long-term economic and environmental health and aligns with regulatory initiatives in New York (REV: Reforming the Energy Vision) and Massachusetts (Grid Modernization).

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