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Chris Kirkham

Deadly New York Explosion Highlights Urgent Need To Fix City's Crumbling Gas Lines

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

Public officials and engineers have long warned about the dangers posed by the outdated, moldering pipelines that snake beneath the streets of major c...

Greening the Grid: Interview With National Grid US President Tom King

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Natalie Pace

This month, while I was researching electric vehicle power stations, I came across a Northeastern utility company that is leading the nation in the pu...

Breezy Point Residents Sue LIPA, National Grid Over Sandy-Burned Homes

Newsday | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York

One hundred and twenty more residents of Breezy Point have filed suit against LIPA and National Grid, alleging the companies' failure to turn off powe...

I Got Religion: And It's Energy Efficiency!

Brian F. Keane | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Consider this - practically everyone reading these words right now lives in a home that is more energy efficient than the home you grew up in. It's j...

Matt Sledge

Facing Snowstorm, National Grid President Reassures: 'The Damage Has Been Repaired'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Political leaders and utility companies in New York City prepared for a nasty winter snowstorm Friday afternoon that could knock out power...

Sandy Utility Crews Complain Of Payroll Delay

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Mike Valaskatgis slept in his National Grid truck for two nights, and then on a cot two more nights before getting a bed in a hotel r...

Power Restoration: Why It Seems to Take So Long

Dr. Thomas D. Phelan | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Dr. Thomas D. Phelan

It's no simple matter to bring emergency personnel to restore the power. Unlike human services, such as sheltering and food service, utility restoration requires specially trained, highly skilled workers who must work in hazardous conditions.

New Study Finds Long Island Can Meet 100% of Its Electricity Needs Through Renewables

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Kyle Rabin

As a homeowner and an advocate for clean energy, I'll continue to do my part. And I'm certain that my fellow Long Islanders will be working to become part of the region's new vision for the future. A future powered by new (renewable) energy.

What Caused This Fatal House Explosion?

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Police say a propane explosion destroyed a suburban New York house that killed a toddler and injured 17 other people. But offi...

House Explodes In Long Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — An apparent gas-related explosion destroyed a house in a Long Island suburb of New York City on Tuesday, killing a toddler and...

National Grid 'Working Very Hard' To Restore Power To Hundreds Of Thousands

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

National Grid, a utility company that supplies electricity to 3.4 million people in the northeastern United States, is currently working to restore po...

Controversial Wind Energy Needs A Buyer

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — Cape Wind has outlasted a decade of government review, a slew of court brawls and fierce opposition from mariners, fishermen, Indian tr...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Businesses Urge Congress to Act after Copenhagen

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

A group of 750 (and counting) businesses have come together. Their purpose is simple and direct -- to demand comprehensive action be taken by Congress to enact a Clean Energy Act.