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.

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Our stories

National Grid female engineer Cindy Rom

High school motto inspired award-winning female engineer

Our US Female Engineer of the Year is 29-year-old Cindy Rom, a Senior Engineer in Melville, NY. Here she talks about what the accolade means to her and keeping engineering in the family while finding her own path.

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Cable laying in Norway for the National Grid and Statnett North Sea Link (NSL) interconnector

First-of-its-kind engineering feat amidst the fjords

Building the world’s longest undersea cable, to allow the UK to share zero carbon energy with Norway, has brought some challenges. Read more about how we engineered smart solutions to deal with tough terrain and fishing lakes.

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US Lineworker Donald Lopes in front of National Grid bucket truck

Life as a lineworker – our high wire heroes

No matter if temperatures are dipping below freezing or its broiling hot outside, Donald Lopes and his fellow lineworkers arrive at their base at 7am sharp; ready to service the poles to ensure electricity keeps flowing to local homes and businesses.

Young women with solar panel in the background

Our response to Ofgem’s Draft Determination

Ofgem has published its Draft Determination on our RIIO-T2 business plans. Find out more about how our plans would deliver a resilient, reliable network for the future and help support the UK’s green recovery, and read Ofgem’s proposal to discover its impact.

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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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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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Map of GB and Denmark at night used for National Grid Viking Link story

Building a clean energy connection with Denmark begins

Work has begun on our latest interconnector, Viking Link, which will allow the exchange of electricity between Denmark and the UK. This 765km long undersea cable will further boost the amount of renewable energy in the UK.

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Cart in the distance inside new Humber pipeline tunnel

Pipe dreams achieved at record-breaking tunnel task

Building a new gas pipeline under the River Humber has been no small task, involving 5km of pipes and 16 Olympic swimming pools’ worth of water. Now close to completion, the team has just finished another vital stage, breaking a world record on the way.

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about National Grid

From finding buried treasure to being put on the A-list for our engagement with tackling climate change, here we share some fascinating facts about National Grid.

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5 Myths about electric vehicles busted

New petrol and diesel cars will no longer be sold in the UK from 2035, so before long, far more of us are going to be behind the wheel of electric vehicles (EVs).