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  • Our Company

    • 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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      Did You Know
       
      Title: Where we operate
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      We own the electricity transmission system in England and Wales. We own and operate four of the eight regional gas distribution
      networks in Great Britain.
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      Where we operate
      We own the electricity transmission system in England and Wales. We own and operate four of the eight regional gas distribution
      networks in Great Britain.


      More information
  • Electricity industry

  • Electricity connectionsWe own and manage the grids that connect people to the energy they need. We run systems that deliver electricity to millions of people, businesses and communities. We play a vital role in delivering electricity efficiently, reliably and safely.

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  • Gas industry

  • Gas connectionsAll gas in the UK passes through National Grid’s national transmission system on its way to consumers. Our UK distribution networks deliver gas to around 10.9 million consumers.

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  • Gas Distribution sale

  • On 10 November 2015, National Grid outlined its intention to sell a majority stake in the UK Gas Distribution business.

    The UK Gas Distribution business has been an important part of National Grid and the sale of a majority stake will realise some of the value we have created for our shareholders.

    More information will be provided once the sales process has commenced.

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    Label: Our people **
    Large Text: 8900 *  **
    Unit:      Employees
    Simple Text: Employees in our Gas and Transmission business *  **
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    Label: Investment **
    Large Text: £2.4bn *  **
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    Simple Text: Capital investment in 2012/13 *  **
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    Label: UK Transmission **
    Large Text: 7660km *  **
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    Simple Text: Length of high pressure pipeline in the UK *  **
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    Label: Reliability **
    Large Text: 99.99% *  **
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    Simple Text: Electricity transmission reliability in England and Wales *  **
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    Label: Safety **
    Large Text: 0.1 IFR *  **
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    Simple Text: World class safety performance *  **
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    Label: Gas distribution **
    Large Text: 10.9mn *  **
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    Simple Text: customers served by our UK gas distribution customers *  **
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    Key facts about our UK business
    Our people
    8900 Employees in our Gas and Transmission business
    Investment
    £2.4bn Capital investment in 2012/13
    UK Transmission
    7660km Length of high pressure pipeline in the UK
    Reliability
    99.99% Electricity transmission reliability in England and Wales
    Safety
    0.1 IFR World class safety performance
    Gas distribution
    10.9mn customers served by our UK gas distribution customers