National Grid Offers MA & RI Business Customers New Program to Boost Energy Savings
National Grid's electricity business customers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island can now earn up to $3,500 and become more energy efficient by participating in an innovative pilot the company launched in late January. The two-year program could save enough energy to power more than 20,000 homes -- roughly the size of the town of Medford, Mass. or East Providence, RI .
We are pleased to offer this innovative program that will give customers the technology and information they need to make more informed choices about energy-efficiency," said
The pilot, more commonly known as a demand response program, offers financial incentives to qualified participating businesses for reducing electricity consumption during times when demand for electricity is at its highest.
These companies will ask participating customers to reduce electric use for at least 20 hours over the summer, typically in one-to-four hour increments. Participating businesses are eligible to receive up to
Though this is the first commercial demand response pilot launched by
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