National Grid plc


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Half Year 2020 National Grid PLC Earnings Release

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National Grid's Final Report Says Lightning Strike, Power Plant Trips Led To Aug. 9 Outages

National Grid Updates On Tender Offer Results Of NGG Finance Plc

National Grid Says Co Opposes Proposed Changes To Methane Emission Regulations


About National Grid plc

National Grid plc is an electricity and gas utility company focused on transmission and distribution activities in electricity and gas in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Company's segments include UK Electricity Transmission, which is engaged in high voltage electricity transmission networks in Great Britain; UK Gas Transmission, which is the gas transmission network in Great Britain and United Kingdom liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage activities; UK Gas Distribution, which includes approximately four of the eight regional networks of Great Britain's gas distribution system, and US Regulated, which includes gas distribution networks, electricity distribution networks and high voltage electricity transmission networks in New York, and New England and electricity generation facilities in New York. Its other activities relate to non-regulated businesses and other commercial operations not included within the above segments.


Electric Utilities

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Executive Leadership

Peter Gershon

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

John Pettigrew

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Andy Agg

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Adriana Karaboutis

Group Chief Information and Digital Officer

Alison Kay

Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

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Latest News

UK power grid, train systems need review after August blackout: grid operator

Systems that secure Britain's power supplies and keep trains running should be reviewed after a blackout caused by a lightning strike and unexpected power outages last month created travel chaos, the grid operator said on Tuesday.

Lightning strike, power plant trips led to Aug. 9 outage - Britain's National Grid

A lightning strike on a transmission circuit and power plant trips on Aug. 9 led to 1.1 million homes in Britain sufferinga power outage, National Grid informed Britain's energy regulator in its final report on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Lightning strike caused power cut in Britain -grid operator

* Final National Grid report on incident by Sept. 6 (Adds more detail; bullet points; related content)

CORRECTED-Siemens among suppliers chosen for UK-Denmark power link

Germany's Siemens will supply and install equipment for two converter stations as part of the Viking Link project, Britain's National Grid and Energinet of Denmark announced on Tuesday.

National Grid faces possible penalty on non-compliance of NY safety rules

The New York State Public Service Commission on Thursday said National Grid Plc <NG.L> is facing possible financial penalty after an investigation found that two of its gas utilities failed to comply with safety rules related to gas infrastructure work in their service territories...

BUZZ-National Grid: Bernstein upgrades on improved outlook, lower risks

** Shares of the utility firm up ~1.1% at 827.7p after Bernstein upgrades to 'outperform' from 'market perform'

UPDATE 2-UK National Grid attacks Labour's renationalisation plan as profit dips

* National Grid investors could legally challenge Labour plan: CEO

UPDATE 1-National Grid profit falls as U.S. storm costs bite

National Grid Plc, which runs Britain's energy systems, on Thursday reported an 18% fall in its annual operating profit on costs related to storms in the United States, while it faces plans of re-nationalisation of energy utilities back home.

National Grid full-year profit slumps on storm costs

National Grid Plc, which runs Britain's energy systems, on Thursday reported an 18% fall in its annual operating profit on costs related to storms in the United States.

National Grid says state ownership would delay UK's move to green energy

A plan by Britain's opposition Labour party to take the country's energy networks back into state ownership would damage investment and delay the move to greener energy sources, National Grid said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-National Grid shares fall on report of UK Labour party's renationalisation plan

* Report rekindles investor worries about Labour Party policy

National Grid shares fall on report UK opposition Labour party plans to renationalise utility

National Grid shares fell more than 3 percent on Thursday after the BBC reported that Britain's main opposition Labour party is preparing to announce plans to renationalise the utility.

No-deal Brexit wouldn't disrupt gas, power flows from Europe: UK National Grid

National Grid, which runs Britain's energy systems, said on Tuesday that electricity and gas flows from continental Europe would continue as normal even under a no-deal Brexit as it has made preparations for all scenarios.

National Grid to buy U.S.-based wind and solar energy developer

Electricity and gas utility company National Grid Plc said on Thursday it agreed to buy U.S-based utility-scale wind and solar energy developer Geronimo Energy for at least $100 million.

Nemo Link power cable from Britain to Belgium starts operations

A new power cable between Britain and Belgium, which has the capacity to provide power for one million homes, began operations on Thursday, the UK's National Grid said.

UK-Belgian power link to begin operation in early 2019

The first electricity power link connecting Britain and Belgium is due to start operation in the first quarter of 2019, with construction now complete, Britain's National Grid said on Wednesday.

National Grid profit hit by US storms, launches UK cost-cut plan

Electricity and gas utility company National Grid Plc reported a 6 percent fall in half-yearly underlying operating profit on Thursday, hurt in part by lower profit from its U.S. units where a string of storms raised costs.

Britain's energy regulator gives go-ahead to National Grid for Hinkley project

Britain's energy market regulator has given the go-ahead to National Grid <NG.L> to build a power grid upgrade to connect the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset.

Ofgem to probe National Grid UK demand forecasting

Britain's gas and electricity markets regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid Plc's UK transmission business, looking at its obligations to produce and publish appropriate forecasts of demand.

National Grid's full-year profits rise helped by U.S. business

British power grid operator National Grid <NG.L> was optimistic about its growth prospects after the company reported stronger than expected full-year profit.

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