Community Spirit

Community spirit

Meet our people and discover our work in our communities.

Get to know us better. Meet our people and find out more about their work and passions, discover our work in our communities and get the inside story on what it’s like to be part of the changing energy industry.

National Grid graduate Afsara Chowdhury

Meet the Grid Grads: Afsara Chowdhury

After moving from Bangladesh to study at Cambridge, Afsara Chowdhury joined our graduate scheme in 2018. Here she explains how this opportunity has helped her to explore exciting new ways to tackle climate change.

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Photo of Kyle Metzler for National Grid story for US Veteran's Day

Double mission for National Grid and the National Guard

For most of us, balancing one job with family life is enough of a juggle. But 31-year-old Kyle Metzler from Syracuse, New York, has two essential roles – at National Grid as a Senior Data Analyst and as a Captain in the National Guard.

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National Grid's Rodney Williams wearing hard hat and high vis vest

Our award-winning Young Energy Professionals

The 2020 Young Energy Professional (YEP) Awards might have switched to a virtual ceremony this year, but they still proved exciting for some of our upcoming energy professionals, who were on the receiving end of recognition.

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Woman wearing high-vis vest in front of National Grid EV van - used for launch of National Grid's Responsible Business Charter

Acting responsibly to make a positive impact

Now more than ever, business needs to stand for something beyond profit. So we’re launching our Responsible Business Charter, with a range of clear commitments and targets covering carbon emission levels, employee volunteering hours, diversity and more.

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National Grid graduate Neraj Ahmed

Meet the Grid Grads: Neraj Ahmed

This National Graduate Week, Neraj Ahmed talks about how our graduate programme has helped kick start his career, working as part of the effort to reach net zero and how supported he’s felt from day one.

Meet the Energy Changers

Meet Lucy

Lucy Manning is a Commercial Advisor at Grain LNG. Here she talks about her passions, her life and explains how she balances her role with an invisible disability.

Meet Miriam

Miriam Oliver is a Substation Engineer. Discover how her job allows her to make a positive impact on the world.

Energy explained

Ever wondered what net zero means? Want to know how windfarms make energy? Or how electricity and gas gets to you? Here we answer all your energy questions.
 

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