Knitting Providence – a Connect21 video

In its heyday, the 20th century South Street Power Station generated electricity for the city of Providence, RI. Today, the historic, riverfront building is part of a revitalization project expected to generate educational and economic development in the city and across the state.

The South Street Landing project began earlier this year, making way for a state-of-the-art nursing education center, student housing, office space, and more.

In our fourth Connect21 video, Senator Jack Reed, National Grid RI President Tim Horan, and others, tell the story of how cooperation and partnership can knit a city.

Interesting fact: Three RI colleges are meeting in the middle to make the state a leader in nursing education.

Want to know more? Watch the Knitting Providence video now!

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Our video series started with an overview of Connect21 and includes footage of the important infrastructure projects we are working on in each of our jurisdictions. Visit here to watch any you’ve missed. Here are a few more projects you can look forward to learning about:

  • Clarkson University’s micro grid project in Upstate New York
  • Worcester’s Smart Energy Solutions project in Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Island reliability project
  • Grid Modernization in Massachusetts

We’ll feature a new video around every two weeks, so be sure to check back often. We hope you’ll give us your feedback in the comments section below as you take the series’ tour. The future of energy belongs to all of us, and we want to hear your voice.

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