National Grid has set out on a route to a future that provides more affordable, dependable and sustainable energy, intending to give customers more options while combating the growing concerns of climate change.
The corporation has launched its “Clean Energy Vision,” in which it will attempt to eradicate fossil fuel from its energy pipelines and establish a fossil-free future for sustainably powering homes and businesses.
The research outlines the important policies and regulations required to enable customers to realize a net-zero goal in a way that is not only reliable but also safe and cost-effective, including the implementation of a sustainable heating portfolio standard.
It intends to expand the use of renewable natural gas and green hydrogen while increasing energy efficiency and providing assistance to customers in specific areas to electrify their heating.
To that end, National Grid has addressed Massachusetts’ and New York’s continuing public procedures in order to help lead the implementation of crucial climate change policies.
The corporation is taking part in those activities and has announced that it would hold public input sessions for the states’ climate change action programs.
National Grid is also working to reduce emissions in the energy, transportation, and residential heating sectors, which account for almost 40% of carbon emissions in the Massachusetts and New York areas.
A 100 percent fossil-free gas network, when combined with tailored electrification and improved energy efficiency, has been proven to be more than capable of delivering a more efficient and convenient sustainable future while also providing added stability and resiliency through the global expansion of renewable sources.
The newly established fossil-free vision thus aspires to reach a net-zero energy future while also meeting the climate goals of the governments in which they operate. More crucially, the strategies emphasize avoiding costly and unnecessary household and business equipment replacements.