Welcome to National Grid Group

National Grid is an energy company operating in the UK and US. We deliver electricity and gas safely, reliably and efficiently to the customers and communities we serve – all while working towards a clean energy future.

About National Grid

 

What is National Grid?

We’re the largest electricity transmission and distribution business in the UK, delivering electricity safely, reliably and efficiently to the customers and communities we serve, while working towards a cleaner, greener energy future.

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National Grid's vision for a Fossil Free Future

Our vision for a fossil-free future

Our vision is to eliminate fossil fuels from our US gas and electric systems, enabling the people and communities we serve to meet their heating needs without using fossil fuels by 2050 or sooner.

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The Clean Energy Revolution Podcast with Max La Manna

The Clean Energy Revolution Podcast

Are you ready for a revolution? In season 2 of our podcast, Max La Manna takes a look at the role energy plays in tackling the negative effects of climate change, and discovers how the world will be powered in the next 30 years as we work towards a net zero future that doesn't contribute to global warming.

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What if...

What if there was enough green energy for everyone? What if we became clean energy pioneers? What if you could play a part in the UK’s green recovery?

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Our stories

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National Grid security: how we keep the grid safe

A reliable, consistent energy supply is essential for keeping our hospitals, transport networks, schools and homes running; so keeping our electricity grid secure and guarding against potential threats is something we take very seriously.

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How will our electricity supply change in the future?

The global ambition to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 means we’ll likely be using more electricity than ever before in the coming years. So how will this impact our current power networks and shape them in the future?

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Heating our homes with hydrogen

Relying on fossil fuels to heat our homes, businesses and buildings is no longer an option if we’re to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. We must now look to low- or no-carbon energy sources and hydrogen is one of the most promising options.

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Carbon capture technology and how it works

Technology that captures carbon dioxide from our atmosphere has existed for decades and is now being considered a key method for fighting climate change. So what does this technology look like and how does it work in practice?

Why invest in National Grid?

National Grid is one of the world’s largest publicly listed utilities focused on transmission and distribution of electricity and gas. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people to the energy they use safely, reliably and efficiently.

We aim to be a low-risk business that generates shareholder value through dividends and asset/equity growth.

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Careers at National Grid

We’re looking for people with enthusiasm to help us build and run a cleaner energy system for the future. Wherever you are on your career journey there are lots of exciting opportunities to explore, including apprenticeships. Discover more about working at National Grid and search for roles in the UK and the US

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UK Gender Pay Gap 2021

We’re committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce that‘s fully representative of the communities we serve. Our gender pay gap report for 2021 is now available to view.

Find out more about our 2021 UK Gender Pay Gap

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How we protect the electricity network in extreme heat

With record temperatures in the UK this summer, we are continually monitoring our assets to ensure the network continues to operate efficiently. Read about some of the measures we take to keep electricity flowing safely when temperatures soar.

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What is a smart city?

Find out how digital technology promises to better connect us with our cities, help tackle climate change and create the urban environments of the future.

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How much of the UK’s energy is renewable?

With the UK aiming to reach net zero by 2050, much of the future electricity is expected to come from renewable energy. Although already part of our electricity mix, how much renewable energy are we using currently and how much more is needed?

Carbon neutral vs net zero – understanding the difference

With buzzwords like net zero and carbon neutral making their way into our vocabulary, we’re becoming more informed about climate change and the steps needed to protect the environment.