Today, as I announced our full year results at the London Stock Exchange, I was once again incredibly proud of everything we’ve achieved this year.
National Grid Partners (NGP), the investment and innovation arm of National Grid, was started in January 2018 and launched publicly on 8 November 2018. We have now funded 13 start-ups and three venture funds.
Jonathan Silver has joined the National Grid Board as a Non-Executive Director and will sit on the Finance Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee.
Since joining National Grid at the beginning of the year, I’ve been hugely impressed with how much focus the company puts on business ethics and how this is supported by our values – ‘Do the Right Thing’ and ‘Find a Better Way’.
National Grid Venture’s Electric Vehicle team has installed its first commercial charging stations for an electric car subscription and taxi company called Evezy.
We are delighted to announce that, following a rigorous assessment process, National Grid has been named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women List 2019.
National Grid Metering has completed a new high-pressure metering installation on a newly built site at Derwent Power Station – a first for the team in the last ten years.
Our work to pull together our RIIO-2 business plans for gas and electricity transmission is continuing at pace, as we get closer to Ofgem’s deadline for our first draft submission on 1 July.
Along with other leading engineering companies, we recently took part in the 2019 Big Bang Fair – supporting the very important STEM message for young people.
Nora Mead-Brownell, a Non-Executive Director, has resigned from her position on the Board following her new appointment to the Board of Pacific Gas & Electric.