Grid Takes Earth Day Digital with Second Annual #GridGoesGreen Sweepstakes

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Grid Takes Earth Day Digital with Second Annual #GridGoesGreen Sweepstakes

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 9:10am

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WALTHAM, Mass., April 21, 2016/ 3BL Media/ – Leveraging the power of social media to promote Earth Day, National Grid will launch its second annual Pledge to Save Energy Sweepstakes tomorrow, challenging the nearly 7 million U.S. residents in its service areas to take a pledge to make greener choices and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with #GridGoesGreen #Sweeps.

The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00:01 pm ET on April 22, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on May 31, 2016. One Grand Prize winner will be randomly drawn on June 1, 2016 and receive a prize for the winner to continue supporting their sustainable energy efforts and for the green charity of their choice. National Grid customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York are eligible to participate.

To enter, follow National Grid on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram. Then share a photo of how you are celebrating Earth Day, raising energy conservation awareness or making sustainable choices (tagging @nationalgridus) with the hashtags #GridGoesGreen and #Sweeps. Each eligible participant is allowed one entry per social media platform, for a total of three.

National Grid continues its annual commitment to sponsoring Earth Day events, with employees volunteering in local communities to clean-up areas in need across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. National Grid’s US President, Dean Seavers, also released "The Democratization of Energy" for Earth Month 2016—an eBook that discusses the ways in which we can transition our nation to a decarbonized economy while ensuring delivery of reliable and affordable energy. 

Sweepstakes disclaimers: No purchase necessary. Open to U.S. residents 18+ in National Grid’s service areas of MA, NY, and RI.  Void where prohibited. See rules for details:


About National Grid

National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity and natural gas delivery company that connects over 20 million people to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.

Through its U.S. Connect21 strategy, National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Connect21 is vital to our communities' long-term economic and environmental health and aligns with regulatory initiatives in New York (REV: Reforming the Energy Vision) and Massachusetts (Grid Modernization).

For more information please visit our website:, or our Connecting website. You can also follow us on Twitter, watch us on You Tube, Friend us on Facebook and find our photos on Instagram.


CONTACT: Paula Haschig – 781-879-2457


Keywords: Environment & Climate Change | National Grid | earth day | pledge to save energy sweepstakes | sustainability

CONTENT: Press Release