National Grid By The Numbers Today:  

5,400 Square miles
11 Counties
190+ Cities, towns and villages
900+ Employees (670+ are union-represented)
545,500 Customers
15,400 Miles of distribution and transmission lines
331 Distribution and transmission substations
375,000 Distribution and transmission poles

Investing in Our Communities

Since 2003, National Grid has provided over $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:

  • American Red Cross
  • Back to Basics Ministries
  • Buffalo Urban League
  • Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
  • Niagara Aquarium Foundation
  • United Way of Cattaraugus County
  • United Way of Buffalo and Erie County

Employees Serve as Leaders For:

  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership
  • Lancaster Central School District
  • Northland Workforce Training Center
  • Tech Buffalo
  • United Way of Greater Niagara
  • WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable