National Grid Electricity Transmission

We help to connect you to the electricity you use. Every time you plug in your phone or flick a switch, we’ve played a part. 

We own the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, and we make sure electricity reaches homes and businesses safely, reliably and efficiently.

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Connecting to our network

Whether you have a large or small project, we're here to help you get connected to the national electricity transmission network.

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Expert consultancy for your projects

We offer refurbishment and maintenance services for your equipment, as well as technical support and consultancy through our Engineering and Consultancy Solutions team.

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What to do in a power cut

Find out how to report a power cut, what to do and read safety advice.

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Environment and net zero

Learn about the environmental targets we have set for our network and how we are reducing the environmental impacts of our direct and indirect operations.

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Network route maps

Find out the approximate location of our electricity transmission network and check the safety implications of your works.

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Who is my distribution network operator?

Your distribution network operator can help you with queries about connecting your property, power cuts or moving your meter

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Working near our assets

Access guidance and support for working near our electricity transmission assets, including overhead lines and underground cables.