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.

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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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Sale of majority interest in National Grid Gas Transmission & Metering

National Grid has agreed to sell a 60% equity interest in its UK gas transmission and metering business to a consortium of long-term infrastructure investors.

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What is carbon intensity?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘carbon intensity’ in relation to climate change and net zero. But what exactly does it refer to?

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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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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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Our stories

What are the different types of renewable energy?

With the UK and US aiming to reach net zero by 2050, using electricity that comes from renewable sources is essential to help reduce our carbon emissions. Find about the different types of renewable energy sources we currently use for electricity.

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6 months on from COP26: our progress towards a net zero future

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, the world needs to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Since COP26, we’ve been working harder than ever to deliver a clean, fair and affordable energy future, with no one left behind.

Onshore vs offshore wind energy: what’s the difference?

The technology that onshore and offshore wind turbines use to generate electricity is essentially the same. Where the two differ is in their position, size, scale and how the electricity they generate is transferred.

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What is carbon sequestration?

One of the many approaches being taken to tackle climate change is carbon sequestration – the practice of removing carbon from the atmosphere and storing it. Find out why and how this method is being used.

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

More stories

What are scope 1, 2 and 3 carbon emissions?

Many companies, including National Grid, are seeking to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. When it comes to reporting progress, you’ll often see the terminology ‘Scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions’ used.

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National Grid’s drones: what are they used for?

You might be aware that we use helicopters to carry out inspection work on our overhead power lines network across England and Wales, but did you know we also have a fleet of drones and a dedicated team to operate them?

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Caroline Bradley - Cable Engineering Manager

Green collar jobs: Caroline Bradley – sharing clean energy between different co…

Cable Engineering Manager Caroline tells us about her work on North Sea Link – the world’s longest subsea cable – plus the importance of diversity within the energy industry and why it’s an exciting time to join the ‘green collar’ workforce.

One of the US’s first green hydrogen blending projects launches on Long Island

We've announced a joint project with the Town of Hempstead to build one of the first and largest clean hydrogen projects in the US. The HyGrid Project will aid in decarbonising networks by blending green hydrogen into the existing distribution system.