Community Spirit

Community spirit

Meet our people and discover our work in our communities.

Get to know us better. Meet our people and find out more about their work and passions, discover our work in our communities and get the inside story on what it’s like to be part of the changing energy industry.

National Grid graduate Afsara Chowdhury

Meet the Grid Grads: Afsara Chowdhury

After moving from Bangladesh to study at Cambridge, Afsara Chowdhury joined our graduate scheme in 2018. Here she explains how this opportunity has helped her to explore exciting new ways to tackle climate change.

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National Grid US son and father volunteer fire fighters Colby and Kevin Krough

Keeping it in the family: meet our volunteer fire fighters

Not only do Kevin and Colby Krough both work at National Grid, out of hours father and son both volunteer as fire fighters in their local community in New York State.

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Woman wearing high-vis vest in front of National Grid EV van - used for launch of National Grid's Responsible Business Charter

Acting responsibly to make a positive impact

Now more than ever, business needs to stand for something beyond profit. So we’re launching our Responsible Business Charter, with a range of clear commitments and targets covering carbon emission levels, employee volunteering hours, diversity and more.

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National Grid graduate Neraj Ahmed

Meet the Grid Grads: Neraj Ahmed

This National Graduate Week, Neraj Ahmed talks about how our graduate programme has helped kick start his career, working as part of the effort to reach net zero and how supported he’s felt from day one.

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Sandra Alvarado and her mom - National Grid celebrating US National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic heritage inspired Latino campaigner

We’re celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month and, as part of this, Sandra Alvarado is sharing her story of growing up in a Latino family in Boston and how her childhood experiences made her into a passionate advocate for her community.

Meet the Energy Changers

Meet Lucy

Lucy Manning is a Commercial Advisor at Grain LNG. Here she talks about her passions, her life and explains how she balances her role with an invisible disability.

Meet Miriam

Miriam Oliver is a Substation Engineer. Discover how her job allows her to make a positive impact on the world.

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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