Our response to coronavirus

Find out how we're working to keep the electricity and gas flowing reliably throughout the outbreak.

Gas Transmission

We own, manage, and operate the national transmission network in Great Britain, making gas available when and where it’s needed.

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Gas Future Operability Planning (GFOP)

There is increasing evidence supporting the potential for hydrogen to play a key role in achieving UK net zero emissions targets. In this report, we explore two potential roles the National Transmission System (NTS) could play in delivering those targets: one model continuing to use natural gas and the other using hydrogen. We ask questions in the document, and really value your insight and feedback.

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Introducing FutureGrid

The FutureGrid project will build a hydrogen test facility from a representative range of decommissioned assets.

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Find out more about connecting to, diverting, and shipping using the gas National Transmission System (NTS).

Operational data

Here you can find gas transmission data for industry analysts, including operational data for all industry stakeholders.


Find out about the charges that users of the gas National Transmission System (NTS) have to pay and how they are calculated.

Calorific value

Find details of how the calorific value (CV) of gas is calculated which we use to determine the amount of energy transported by shippers and suppliers.

Winter Outlook Report

Our 2020 Winter Outlook Report was published on 15th October 2020. The report presents our view of the gas system for the coming winter.

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Keeping gas and electricity flowing throughout the coronavirus crisis

As the world tackles coronavirus, National Grid employees are working hard to make sure the lights stay on and the gas keeps flowing.

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Shaping the future of UK gas markets

Gas keeps over 80% of Britain’s households warm and fuels much of our nation’s traditional industrial activity. But what might our use of this all-important resource look like as part of a low carbon future? National Grid, alongside our industry partners, today announces the publication of the Gas Markets Plan.

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Don’t miss the latest breakthroughs in gas innovation

From understanding the impact of greener gas alternatives to carrying out critical inspections with drones, National Grid Gas Transmission’s new annual innovation summary outlines the year’s biggest advances and developments.