National Grid By The Numbers Today:  

12,700 Square miles
13 Counties
280+ Cities, towns and villages
3,280 Employees (1,600+ are union-represented)
600,000 Customers
21,000 Miles of lines
265 Distribution and transmission substations
494,000 Distribution and transmission poles

Investing in Our Communities

Since 2003, National Grid has provided more than $154 million across upstate New York to directly support economic development initiatives, capital investment and the creation or retention of more than 67,000 jobs.

National Grid and our employees are committed to strengthening the communities where we live and work. Our Project C initiative codifies our efforts to ensure an equitable clean energy transition where no one is left behind. Since 2021, we have provided nearly $32 million to support community organizations, nonprofits, and energy affordability programs statewide.


Organizations Supported:

  • A Tiny Home for Good
  • American Heart Association
  • Clear Path for Veterans
  • Food Bank of Central New York
  • McMahon-Ryan Child Advocacy
  • North Country Children’s Museum
  • Oswego Health Foundation
  • Syracuse Jazz Fest
  • The Boilermaker
  • YMCAs in Syracuse, Utica and Watertown

Employees Serve as Leaders For:

  • Adirondack North County Association
  • Downtown Committee of Syracuse
  • Girl Scouts of NY-Penn Pathways
  • Manufacturer’s Association of Central New York
  • Onondaga Community College
  • Oswego County Opportunities
  • Salvation Army Syracuse Services
  • The Redhouse