• About National Grid

  • Connecting you to your energy today, trusted to help you meet your energy needs tomorrow

    • Our  business model
      We are an international electricity and gas company based in the UK and northeastern US. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use.

      We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society – delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future.

      We work with all our stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.

      And we are proud that our work, and our people, underpin the prosperity and wellbeing of our customers, communities and investors.


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  • Connecting
    News, debate and analysis on the energy industry
    Through in-depth features, blogs and other articles, 'Connecting' encourages conversation and debate. Some of our stories are listed below... many more can be found on www.nationalgridconnecting.com.
    • Pipeline to the future
      Storage Development Manager Richard Holdgate explains how National Grid’s pioneering work on Carbon Capture and Storage technology could potentially unlock a £10 billion industry for the UK.
    • The business case
      At National Grid, we invest around £10m each year in UK communities through our charitable giving programmes. So it’s essential we manage our funding with the same rigour and accuracy as any other spending.
    • Addressing the rise of the female economy
      Evidence is emerging that women make decisions differently from men in business, but the big question is whether UK companies are capitalising on that fact.
    • Unleashing citizen power with City Year
      City Year was founded by two Harvard graduates on the belief that young people can change the world – all they need is the opportunity to serve.
    • Meeting of the minds
      Richard Smith, National Grid’s Head of Energy Strategy and Policy, explains why positive and informed debates like the recent one at the Hay Festival are the right way to find a sustainable energy solution.
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      Title:  In step for tomorrow
      Sub Title: Connecting
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      The CEO of Next Step Living™, one of New England’s fastest-growing businesses, explains how working with us has been a catalyst for  growth – and also helped tens of thousands improve energy efficiency.
       
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      The CEO of Next Step Living™, one of New England’s fastest-growing businesses, explains how working with us has been a catalyst for growth – and also helped tens of thousands improve energy efficiency.

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      Title:  Fringe Benefits
      Sub Title: Connecting
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      Paul Thompson shares his views on why it’s important for National Grid to join the debate at party political conferences.
      
       
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      Paul Thompson shares his views on why it’s important for National Grid to join the debate at party political conferences.

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