About Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
Niagara Mohawk Power (which does business as National Grid) distributes electricity to approximately 1.6 million customers and natural gas to about 600,000 customers in upstate New York. The company owns and operates power transmission and distribution lines; wholesale activities on its transmission grid are managed by the
Niagara Mohawk Power is engaged in the transmission of electricity and distribution of electricity and gas. It owns and operates 50 electricity generation units on Long Island that provide 3,800 MW of power under contract to
The parent company owns and operates electricity distribution networks in upstate New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It offers electricity and gas services in 26 counties in Upstate New York; in Nassau and Suffolk counties, in Long Island, New York; in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, in Metro New York; and as well as customers in Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Itoperates a transmission grid spanning upstate New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
In a bid to lower demand and carbon emissions, the company is pursuing a strategy of offering rebates to customer who replace old inefficient gas appliances (heaters, furnaces) with new, efficient ones. Niagara Mohawk Power is looking to have customers cut their energy consumption by 3%. The customer benefits through a cash incentive and by cost savings in the long run. It is also introducing smart grid technology (automated meters) to improve the efficiency of its power distribution operations.
In 2013 it added 29,925 new gas heating customers (most switching from more expensive electric service).
That year Niagara Mohawk Power and the
In 2011 the company got the go-ahead to raise rates to increase revenues, in part, to cover the lost revenues resulting from conservation and green energy initiatives.
Niagara Mohawk Holdings (the immediate parent of Niagara Mohawk Power) was acquired by National Grid in 2002. National Grid USA transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas to more than 6.7 million customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island.
The Holdings company was formed in 1937 to serve primarily rural and upstate power customers in New York State.
300 Erie Blvd W
Syracuse, NY 13202-4250
Phone: 1 (315) 474-1511
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Stock Symbol: NMKpB
Stock Exchange: , NYSE
Director, Cis Consolidation Projects: George Arno
Senior Vice President Shared Services: Vivienne Bracken
Director, Us Brand Implementation: Karen Oshea
Employees (This Location): 1,200
Employees (All Locations): 3,950