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National Grid proposes plan for enhanced energy future in Upstate New York

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National Grid has submitted a proposal to the New York State Public Service Commission aimed at building a smarter, stronger, and cleaner energy system for its upstate New York customers. The plan includes critical infrastructure investments, improved customer service options, and enhanced affordability programs.


Key points of the proposal include significant investments to ensure the reliability and safety of the energy delivery system for 2.3 million customers. The plan also focuses on enhancing system resiliency, integrating energy planning to achieve climate goals, and providing better support for residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Additionally, the proposal aims to improve energy affordability and increase clean energy and energy efficiency benefits for disadvantaged communities.

National Grid’s plan involves investing $1.7 billion in the electricity grid and $338 million in gas networks, adding over 800 jobs to support operations and grid modernization, and continuing economic development and energy efficiency programs. The proposal also includes measures to reduce emissions, strengthen energy delivery, and connect renewable energy projects.



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