National Grid is an international electricity and gas company. It transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas. The Company owns and operates electricity transmission networks in England, Wales and Scotland. It also owns and operates gas transmission systems in Great Britain. In addition, it jointly owns and operates transmission facilities and electricity and gas distribution networks in the US. The Company is also involved in gas metering, property management, liquefied natural gas (LNG) importation terminal, unregulated transmission pipeline, and LNG operations, as well as operates Great Britain-France interconnector. Further, it is engaged in solar power generation.

Warwickshire, GB
Size (employees)
22,132 (est)-11%
National Grid was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Warwickshire, GB
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Key People/Management at National Grid

John Fiet

John Fiet

Andrew Bonfield

Andrew Bonfield

Finance Director
Nicola Shaw

Nicola Shaw

Executive Director, UK
Dean Seavers

Dean Seavers

Executive Director, US
Badar Khan

Badar Khan

Group Director Corporate Development and National Grid Ventures
Alison Kay

Alison Kay

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
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National Grid Office Locations

National Grid has offices in Rugby, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Liverpool and in 43 other locations
Warwickshire, GB (HQ)
Warwick Technology Park Gallows Hill
Derby, GB
Osprey House 5 Hunter Road Castle Donington
Eakring, GB
Kirklington Rd Albermarle Cottages
Hertfordshire, GB
Cadwell Lane Hitchin
Isle of Grain, GB
Rochester Kent
Leeds, GB
1100 Century Way Thorpe Park
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National Grid Financials and Metrics

National Grid Financials

National Grid's revenue was reported to be £15.12 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

15.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2.6 b

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

31.2 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

127 m
National Grid's current market capitalization is £31.2 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.8 b15.2 b15.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

2.7 b2.6 b3 b

Net Income

2.5 b2 b2.6 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


354 m119 m127 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 b2.5 b2.1 b

Current Assets

7.5 b6 b6.3 b


39.6 b43.1 b46.4 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

4 b5 b5.4 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(3 b)(3.3 b)(1.3 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(284 m)(617 m)(438 m)
GBPY, 2016


622.7 k

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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National Grid Online and Social Media Presence

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National Grid News and Updates

Zurich completes deal to cover £2bn of National Grid pension liabilities

Zurich has agreed a longevity swap of more than £2bn of pension liabilities from the National Grid in its Electricity Supply Pension Scheme.  The insurance agency said the transaction would protect National Grid against "risk of rising costs" that have come about from 6,000 pensioners and future …

National Grid adopts SharePoint matter platform ES/Unity

In a massive boost for Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint-based matter and document management solution ES/Unity, National Grid has agreed to be named as one of its first and largest clients, we revealed in the April Orange Rag. ES/Unity, which launched in March 2017, combines Eversheds Sutherland’…

Thermal Power Plant Market is increasing Trends, Growth Rate, and Demand with key players National Grid, Kepco, Kansai Electric Power

Latest research study from HTF MI with title EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Thermal Power Plant by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

National Grid Planning Fast Charging Network For UK

National Grid has determined that highways and transmission lines are often located near each other. It plans to create 50 fast charging locations throughout England and Wales and connect them directly to transmission lines to save the cost of upgrading local grid infrastructure.
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