Founded in 1990, National Grid Plc is a UK-based world’s leading largest publicly listed energy and gas transmission and distribution company operating across UK and US. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange as LON: NG and is a constituent of FTSE 100 Index.
The company’s operates through business segments that include Western Power Distribution (WPD), Electricity Transmission (ET), Electricity System Operator (ESO), Gas Transmission and United States. The Western Power Distribution (WPD) offers the power, managing essential electricity to millions of homes and businesses and it delivers electricity to over eight million customers in the Midlands, South West and Wales in over a 55,500 sq km service area. The Electricity Transmissions (ET) segment owns high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales.
The Electricity System Operator (ESO) segment moves high voltage electricity from where it’s generated through the energy system. Using the infrastructure owned by the three transmission companies that include Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Ltd, National Grid Electricity Transmission and SP Energy Networks. Gas Transmission (GT) segment owns, manages, and operate high-pressure gas transmission networks in Great Britain. The US segment delivers electricity, natural gas and clean energy and is the largest investor-owned energy companies in the US through our networks in Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.
The company’s portfolio includes 28 investments in startups at the intersection of energy and emerging tech, launching new businesses from business development, scratch and infusing an entrepreneurial culture in the company. The company’s National Grid ventures is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies globally and it also operates outside of the National Grid’s core regulated businesses in the UK and US, where it develops, operates and invests in energy projects, partnerships and technologies.
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