Our response to coronavirus

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

Grid at work

Get to know us better, and find out how we're working to find better ways to deliver a clean, fair and affordable energy future.

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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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Green bonds funding sustainable projects

Following the launch of our first UK and US green bonds, our first Green Financing Report reveals exactly how these funds were used to finance clean energy projects that support the decarbonisation of our networks and protect our natural environment.

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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. As restrictions ease, 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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Working through a crisis to protect our vital gas network

The first time you run a team you don’t expect it to be during a pandemic, but this is just what happened to Natasha Bacciarelli.

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Looking after our people in uncertain times

Nicola Maloney joined National Grid expecting to stay for a six-month stint; 17 years on, she’s now Senior Human Resources Business Partner for Gas Transmission. She helps the business make the right decisions when it comes to our people. Find out how she’s working to look after the team’s needs amidst the ‘new normal’ of the coronavirus crisis.

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Acting responsibly to make a positive impact

Watch this video and see how we’re making bold commitments to protect our planet and build a clean, fair and affordable energy future for everyone.

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What is National Grid?

Find out what's happening behind the scenes and how we're working towards a green energy future.

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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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