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Our Challenge
Current energy networks can’t support 21st
century
customer demands and innovations
Tasks
 Need greater a...
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Our Opportunity
 Change regulatory paradigm
 Embrace tech partners
 Put customers in charge
 Mitigate climate change...
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Integrated Blueprint
The Connect21 framework links customer needs &
policy goals with technology & market solutions.
 B...
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What’s Driving the Solution
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Call to Action
Let’s build on core US electricity and gas networks
to deliver superior customer services
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Already Underway in NY
 Newtown Creek
Renewable Gas Project
 Buffalo Niagara
Medical Campus
 NYC Clean Heat Initiativ...
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Already Underway in RI
 Natural Gas Expansion
Pilot Project
 I-195 Tx Relocation Project
 Substation Resiliency
Enhan...
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Already Underway in MA
 Worcester Smart
Energy Solutions Pilot
 Northampton
Reliability Project
 Natural Gas
Expansio...
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Already Underway: FERC
 NEEWS Reliability Project
 DeepWater Wind Tx
 Cape Wind
 New England-ISO Gas and
Electric I...
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Next Steps
 Expand local public-private
partnerships
 Drive regulatory innovation
 Drive financing innovation
 Driv...
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Connecting the US Energy Network to the 21st Century

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Tom King, Executive Director and President, National Grid US, on creating a new network paradigm to better serve the innovation and customer demands, large and small, of the 21st century.

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Connecting the US Energy Network to the 21st Century

  1. 1. Place your chosen image here. The four corners must just cover the arrow tips. For covers, the three pictures should be the same size and in a straight line. Connecting the US Energy Network to the 21st Century Tom King Executive Director and President, National Grid US
  2. 2. 2 Our Challenge Current energy networks can’t support 21st century customer demands and innovations Tasks  Need greater agility and resiliency  Need greater efficiency and productivity  Need smarter Tx and Dx network designs  Solve for increasing electric & natural gas interdependency
  3. 3. 3 Our Opportunity  Change regulatory paradigm  Embrace tech partners  Put customers in charge  Mitigate climate change Together we can advance America’s economic and environmental health
  4. 4. 4 Integrated Blueprint The Connect21 framework links customer needs & policy goals with technology & market solutions.  Build a resilient backbone  Inform and educate customers about choice and energy management  Offer customized solutions Our job
  5. 5. 5 What’s Driving the Solution
  6. 6. 6 Call to Action Let’s build on core US electricity and gas networks to deliver superior customer services
  7. 7. 7 Already Underway in NY  Newtown Creek Renewable Gas Project  Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus  NYC Clean Heat Initiative  Long Island Natural Gas Expansion  Microgrid Site at Clarkson University
  8. 8. 8 Already Underway in RI  Natural Gas Expansion Pilot Project  I-195 Tx Relocation Project  Substation Resiliency Enhancements  Partnership with Utilidata  Non wires alternative pilot Tiverton/Little Compton, RI
  9. 9. 9 Already Underway in MA  Worcester Smart Energy Solutions Pilot  Northampton Reliability Project  Natural Gas Expansion Projects  Partnership with OPower on Big Data Behaviors  Solar Distributed Generation  Grid Modernization Docket
  10. 10. 10 Already Underway: FERC  NEEWS Reliability Project  DeepWater Wind Tx  Cape Wind  New England-ISO Gas and Electric Interdependency  Clean Line Partnership
  11. 11. 11 Next Steps  Expand local public-private partnerships  Drive regulatory innovation  Drive financing innovation  Drive tech innovation http://us.nationalgridconnecting.com/connect21/

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