National Grid Announces Multi-Year Grid Update for Upstate New York


National Grid says it plans to invest more than $4 billion to transform its energy delivery system upstate New York, calling the initiative the Upstate Upgrade. 

The company plans to take on more than 70 projects through 2030 that includes the construction or rebuilding of transmission lines, substations and installing up-to-date technologies. 

“The Upstate Upgrade represents a landmark investment and speaks to how National Grid is reinforcing the grid to meet our customers’ growing energy needs while leading the clean energy transition,” says Rudy Wynter, National Grid New York’s president. “This six-year portfolio of work will transform the grid, improve reliability and resilience and enable us to deliver renewable energy to homes and businesses across New York.”

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