National Grid
Economic Development

Considering locating or expanding your business? If you are, weíd like you to know about the benefits of locating in our service territory. We offer you low rates, customized energy-efficiency solutions, excellent customer service, and new products and services.

Additional benefits of our service area include skilled and educated labor pool, exceptional quality of life and livability.

For more information about the advantages and services we can provide to you, please contact us. We'd be happy to meet with you and help plan your business location and facility.

Also please visit the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development* website, a private non-profit corporation that works closely with state and local economic development agencies, Chambers of Commerce, the real estate community, and utility companies. The Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development's free and confidential site-finding service is the single best source of commercial property listings in the state.

Customized energy-efficiency solutions Through our energy-efficiency programs, we help customers find customized energy solutions that will lower operating costs, improve productivity, and build a competitive edge. Our nationally recognized Design 2000plus program, for example, offers engineering solutions, financial incentives, and quality assurance strategies to customers constructing a new building or renovating an existing building.

Excellent customer service We operate one of the Northeastís most advanced customer service centers. Our business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, 7:00 am to 5 pm. Power outage and emergency calls will be answered around the clock. Our team of Account Managers provides large business customers with a dedicated company representative to satisfy their business needs.

We pride ourselves on providing highly reliable electricity delivery and excellent customer service.

New products and services As a subsidiary of the global, U.K.-based company, National Grid, we have the financial and technical resources to develop and offer exciting new products and services. They include advanced metering and other services for commercial and industrial customers

Skilled, educated labor pool Our service area hosts a diverse mix of more than 40 colleges and universities. They include Smith, Holy Cross, Wheaton, Williams, Tufts, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, as well as two campuses of UMass. An expansive system of state college facilities, community colleges, and technical schools helps provide a high level of education within the workforce. Skilled, motivated workers are a foundation of our diversified industrial base, which includes healthcare, biotech, insurance, E-commerce, metalworking, printing, plastics, and fiber optics.

Exceptional quality of life Our service territory offers your employees an exceptional quality of life, enhanced by the vast cultural and recreational resources of the Commonwealth. The area we serve includes the historic seaports of Gloucester and Newburyport; picturesque farm villages in the Pioneer Valley; the vibrant and diversified cities of Lowell and Worcester; the revitalized Battleship Cove in Fall River; and Marina Bay in Quincy, the largest marina in New England. Our service area is host to the New England Patriots in Foxboro, the Williamstown Theater Festival, and The Centrum in Worcester—one of the regionís most popular and successful entertainment and convention venues.

Within our service area, or within close driving distance, are some of the nationís highest quality medical and health facilities, including the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Contact Us Please contact us—we'll be happy to meet with you and help plan your business location and facility.

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