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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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2021: Our net zero milestones

From the world’s first T-pylon to Massachusetts' first pole-mounted EV chargers, and saving over 2 million tonnes of carbon through interconnectors alone, this year's milestones bring us another step closer to making a net zero future a reality for everyone.

See all our 2021 milestones

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 and is expected to heat approximately 800 homes and fuel a fleet of municipal vehicles.

Read more about the HyGrid Project

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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East Coast Hydrogen report marks first major step to convert UK’s gas networks …

We've launched our East Coast Hydrogen feasibility report, which shows that, over a 15-year timescale, the new programme would see up to 39,000 businesses and over 4 million homes converted to hydrogen; helping to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Project replacing SF6 with greener alternative will cut emissions from high-vol…

National Grid has partnered with Hitachi Energy in a pilot project at Richborough Substation in Kent, to develop and deploy a new solution to replace greenhouse gas Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) with a greener alternative.

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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.

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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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 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.

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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.