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


What is National Grid?

We’re the largest electricity transmission and distribution business in the UK, delivering electricity safely, reliably and efficiently to the customers and communities we serve, while working towards a cleaner, greener energy future.

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What role does National Grid play in my energy bill?

What role does National Grid play in my energy bill?

We receive a lot of questions about how your household energy bills are made up, and which parts of your bill relate to National Grid.

The bill you receive from your energy supplier is made up of a number of separate charges. Some of these charges are based on the different stages through which electricity makes its way from the producers to your home, so we explain this journey and where National Grid fits in.

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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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The Clean Energy Revolution Podcast with Max La Manna

The Clean Energy Revolution Podcast

Are you ready for a revolution? In season 2 of our podcast, Max La Manna takes a look at the role energy plays in tackling the negative effects of climate change, and discovers how the world will be powered in the next 30 years as we work towards a net zero future that doesn't contribute to global warming.

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Winter Outlook Report 2022/23

Each year, National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) publishes its Winter Outlook Report.

This report is designed to help inform the electricity industry and provide an outlook for the forthcoming winter.

Read the National Grid ESO Winter Outlook Report

Our stories

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Solar-powered tiny homes help tackle homelessness in New York

As part of our Project C initiative, we have teamed up with A Tiny Home for Good to help those who face homelessness in Central New York State, providing them with places to live and thrive that are also affordable and energy efficient.

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Electric school buses are helping drive the U.S. toward net zero

Electric school buses could offer a cleaner and cheaper way to help children arrive to school safely, while playing a part in the journey to net zero. Find out why more of the school buses in the U.S. are going electric.

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What do National Grid’s helicopters do?

Our helicopters play a crucial part in carrying out inspections and repair work on overhead power lines. Find out how they are making it safer, faster and more cost-effective for us to keep the electricity network maintained and operating effectively.

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What is EV charging anxiety – and is range anxiety a thing of the past?

EVs are growing in popularity, largely because they’re seen as being instrumental in helping to reduce global carbon emissions and reach net zero. But there are still many uncertainties and even misconceptions about them and their capabilities.

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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The history of energy in the United States

These days, our energy can come from so many different sources, but where did the history of energy first begin? Here we look at the key discoveries and inventions throughout history that have paved the path to our energy present and future.

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National Grid security: how we keep the grid safe

A reliable, consistent energy supply is essential for keeping our hospitals, transport networks, schools and homes running; so keeping our electricity grid secure and guarding against potential threats is something we take very seriously.

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How will our electricity supply change in the future?

The global ambition to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 means we’ll likely be using more electricity than ever before in the coming years. So how will this impact our current power networks and shape them in the future?

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Heating our homes with hydrogen

Relying on fossil fuels to heat our homes, businesses and buildings is no longer an option if we’re to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. We must now look to low- or no-carbon energy sources and hydrogen is one of the most promising options.