Thursday, December 28, 2017
ORANGE, CT -- The Avangrid Foundation, the principal philanthropic arm of Avangrid, Inc. and its subsidiary companies, donated nearly $6 million to more than 650 organizations through grants, scholarships and matching gift programs throughout 2017.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
HARTFORD, CT -- Dozens of state nonprofits have received grants provided under the auspices of Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit program. Among contributors to the program is Avangrid, and its subsidiaries, United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, which have distributed more than $417,000 in grants aimed at helping community and neighborhood organizations improve energy efficiency and save on energy costs, the company said in a press release. The three AVANGRID subsidiaries recently presented grants to 56 nonprofits at a ceremony at the Energize Connecticut Center.
Monday, November 20, 2017
PROSPECT, CT -- The second annual Hartford Bishops’ Foundation Gala at the Aria in Prospect on Nov. 18 raised more than $1.7 million to support Catholic education and faith formation for people of all ages in the Archdiocese of Hartford. The gala was chaired by Jim Torgerson, CEO of Avangrid, Inc., and his wife MaryAnn. Torgerson is a regional chairman of the Hartford Bishops’ Foundation.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
ORANGE, CT -- AVANGRID, Inc., a diversified U.S. energy company, today announced a $2 million grant that will allow the State of Connecticut to continue offering a popular rebate program for zero-emissions vehicles.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
ORANGE, CT -- Avandrid is providing assistance to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico by deploying a Tactical Power Restoration Team specializing in the supervision of transmission and distribution system recovery. The Avangrid team, comprised of employees from across many of its Northeast subsidiaries, will assist ongoing efforts to address the island's power crisis after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on September 20 as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph.