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 intern Abdul Adeniji

The inside track on internships

We spoke to two of our US interns, who we call Gridterns, to get their tips on how to land an internship, why they think interning is a great way to learn on the job and how the experience they’re gaining will help them in their future careers.

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Young girl remote schooling in study with mother - used for National Grid story COVID-19 effect on electricity use

4 ways lockdown life affected UK electricity use

COVID-19 has transformed many aspects of our lives, from where we work to how we rest and play. We look back at ways our electricity use changed through the pandemic, how it continues to evolve and what this tells us about the last few months.

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Carys Green collar

Green collar jobs: Carys Taylor – working towards net zero

Public Affairs Manager Carys Taylor talks about her role championing understanding of clean energy and green transport issues in the political world and beyond.

Young women with solar panel in the background

Our response to Ofgem’s Draft Determination

Ofgem has published its Draft Determination on our RIIO-T2 business plans. Find out more about how our plans would deliver a resilient, reliable network for the future and help support the UK’s green recovery, and read Ofgem’s proposal to discover its impact.

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Future thinking Jack Kelly

Discover how AI is paving the way to net zero

A passion to tackle climate change inspired data scientist Jack Kelly to join National Grid ESO. Find out how he's applying AI and machine learning to help build a cleaner energy system for the future.

Learn about our work to unlock a cleaner energy future

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. 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.

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More stories

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Map of GB and Denmark at night used for National Grid Viking Link story

Building a clean energy connection with Denmark begins

Work has begun on our latest interconnector, Viking Link, which will allow the exchange of electricity between Denmark and the UK. This 765km long undersea cable will further boost the amount of renewable energy in the UK.

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Cart in the distance inside new Humber pipeline tunnel

Pipe dreams achieved at record-breaking tunnel task

Building a new gas pipeline under the River Humber has been no small task, involving 5km of pipes and 16 Olympic swimming pools’ worth of water. Now close to completion, the team has just finished another vital stage, breaking a world record on the way.

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about National Grid

From finding buried treasure to being put on the A-list for our engagement with tackling climate change, here we share some fascinating facts about National Grid.

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6 myths about electric vehicles busted

New petrol and diesel cars will no longer be sold in the UK from 2035, so before long, far more of us are going to be behind the wheel of electric vehicles (EVs).