Our response to coronavirus

Find out how we're working to keep the lights on in Great Britain throughout COVID-19.

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

One year to go to COP26

Next November Glasgow will be hosting COP26 and the world will unite to find ways to combat the climate challenge. As a Principal Partner we’re supporting the ambition to build a cleaner, greener energy future.

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Grid for Good

Watch Maryam’s story to discover how one life has been changed by Grid for Good. This flagship community investment programme from National Grid is designed to support 16-24-year olds from the most disadvantaged backgrounds, by giving them the life and industry-specific skills they need to find meaningful employment.

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Our stories

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2020 greenest year on record for Britain

While there wasn’t much to celebrate in 2020, there is some good news about last year as it took us a big step forwards in the journey to net zero, with highest recorded levels of wind generation and solar power.

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Green collar jobs: Jonathan Miller – working in the field (literally)

In this Green Collar Jobs article, we talk to Environmental Advisor Jonathan Miller. He tells us how he’s combined his loves of the outdoors and engineering in his role and how, for him, working ‘in the field’ often means quite literally in a field.

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Future Thinking: Unlocking a green recovery through innovation

As we work to tackle climate change while facing the challenges of a post-COVID recovery, Iliana Portugues explains why thinking differently has never been more important – and how downhill mountain bike racing helps her keep her mind open.


Get to know the next generation

As applications for our UK New Talent Programmes open this month for Graduates and in December for Apprentices, get to know the young people already helping us to shape the future of the energy sector.

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Engineering marvels under the sea

We’ve been building interconnectors – high-voltage electricity cables deep undersea – to exchange renewable energy with other countries in Europe.

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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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Everything you ever wanted to know about electricity pylons

Electricity pylons (or towers) have been part of the British landscape for almost 100 years, but how much do you really know about them? Here we bring you 12 facts you never knew about these iconic steel structures.

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National Grid 'Action on climate change must top the agenda in 2021' story

Action on climate change must top the agenda in 2021

A key priority for 2021 is accelerating action on climate change to create a greener, cleaner energy future. Our CEO John Pettigrew outlines why this year is set to be pivotal to addressing the climate challenge and building back better from the pandemic.

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Net Zero know-how: Testing the future of energy

From a dramatically reduced carbon footprint concrete to renewable heat pump networks, our Innovation team is focusing its academic skills, engineering experience and problem-solving curiosity on building a clean energy future for us all.

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Government sets out plans to cut emissions and reach net zero

The white paper, entitled Powering our Net Zero Future, sets out steps the UK Government will take over the next 10 years to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings, while creating new green jobs.