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

WhenToPlugIn: your carbon intensity app

Our new app tells you the best times of day to ‘plug in’, so you can make smarter energy choices at home; saving those energy intensive tasks for when they’ll have the least impact on the planet.

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Voices for a Green Future: the winners

Out of hundreds of entries submitted by children from over 300 schools across the country, we’ve now selected the four winners of our Voices for a Green Future competition.

Meet the winners

Podcast: The Clean Energy Revolution

Don't miss our exciting new podcast series, in which Helen Skelton discovers how we can all challenge climate change as individuals through the energy we use to power our everyday lives.

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New online tool will help UK ports transition to net zero

We have partnered with Siemens to create a free online tool to help UK ports meet their net zero targets. It will aid decarbonisation by helping ports forecast the future infrastructure needed to meet demand for electricity from zero emission operations.

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‘Grid for Good’ celebrates one year of bringing young people opportunities in t…

In a year where the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated circumstances for many, programmes like Grid for Good have been more important than ever in helping young talent access and explore the energy sector.

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How can I reduce my carbon footprint at home?

Keen to reduce your carbon footprint? It’s now possible to know when the electricity you’re using at home will cause less carbon emissions, by using our app or our digital voice assistant skill.

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Green Light Signal Downing Street - Boris Johnson

Green lights at 10 Downing Street highlight transition to clean energy

From 28 October to 5 November, the entrance to Number 10 is being lit up to celebrate the UK hosting COP26. As part of our Green Light Signal initiative, the famous door is shining green to highlight the country’s shift towards cleaner, greener energy.

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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Responding to COVID-19

Find how our business and our people responded to coronavirus and how we’re planning to play our part in revitalising and rebuilding the communities we serve after the pandemic.

Our response to COVID-19

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P1 Compound - Neuro Diverse Cabin

Construction’s first neurodiverse AND sustainable cabin sets the tone for our f…

Inclusion and sustainability are both key to our commitments. One of our most exciting developments in the past year has been the P1 Compound; a pilot project to introduce a variety of neurodiverse and sustainable elements into construction site cabins.

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London to Glasgow cycle challenge: Highlighting net zero work across the UK

National Grid’s David Welling will be cycling from London to the COP26 global summit in Glasgow; a route that will take 7 days, cover more than 1,000km and visit 10 sites of projects working towards net zero – while also raising money for charity.

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National Grid's Inclusion Week goes international

For the past five years, we’ve celebrated Inclusion Week in the UK. This year the celebrations grew bigger and better, with colleagues based in both the UK and the NorthEastern US taking part in a week-long programme of activities.

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The World's First T-Pylon

Construction of world’s first T-pylon completed

Last week saw an exciting moment with our construction of the world’s first T-pylon in Somerset; part of our Hinkley Connection project, connecting six million homes and businesses to low-carbon energy.