National Grid plc transmits and distributes electricity and gas in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK). Segments The company is organized into four operating segments, along with other activities. UK Electricity Transmission The company owns and operates the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, with day-to-day responsibility for balancing supply and demand. It operates but do not owns the Scottish networks. The company’s networks comprise approximately 7,200 kilometres (4,470 miles) of overhead line, 1,500 kilometres (932 miles) of underground cable and 338 substations. UK Gas Transmission The company owns and operates the gas national transmission system in Great Britain, with day-to-day responsibility for balancing supply and demand. Its network comprises approximately 7,660 kilometres (4,760 miles) of high pressure pipe and 24 compressor stations. In 2015/16, the gas throughput across the system was approximately 80 billion cubic metres. UK Gas Distribution The company owns and operates four gas distribution networks comprising approximately 131,000 kilometres (81,400 miles) of pipeline. The company transports gas from the national transmission system to around 10.9 million consumers on behalf of 39 shippers. US Regulated Electricity-The company jointly owns and operates transmission facilities across upstate New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. It owns and operates electricity distribution networks in upstate New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The assets it operates include 174 kilometres (108 miles) of underground cable, 491 transmission substations and 688 distribution substations. Gas-The company owns and operates gas distribution networks across the northeastern US, located in upstate New York, New York City, Long Island, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Other Activities The company’s other activities mainly relate to non-regulated businesses and other commercial operations not included within the business segments, including interconnectors; UK-based gas metering activities; UK property management; a UK LNG import terminal; US LNG operations; US unregulated transmission pipelines; and corporate activities. Strategy The company’s strategy is to be a recognised leader in the development and operation of safe, reliable and sustainable energy infrastructure, to meet the needs of its customers and communities and to generate value for its investors. History National Grid plc was founded in 1990. The company was incorporated in 2000.
national grid plc (NG/:London)
London, WC2N 5EH
Phone: 44 20 7004 3000
Fax: 44 20 7004 3363www.nationalgrid.com
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