London LSE: NG. National Grid plc stock price chart (LSE: NG., NYSE: NGG)

National Grid plc (LSE: NG., NYSE: NGG) : British multinational electricity and gas utility company. It is one of the largest "investor owned" utility companies in the world. Industry : Utilities. FTSE 100 Component. Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom. Before 1990, generation and transmission activities under the responsibility of the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB). In 1990, CEGB broke-up into four separate companies. Its generation (or upstream) activities were transferred to three generating companies including PowerGen, National Power, and Nuclear Electric (later British Energy, eventually EDF Energy), and its transmission (or downstream) activities to the National Grid Company.