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National Grid

National Grid is one of several energy utilities in New York. If you’re one of their customers, you get to choose the supplier who works through them to provide your energy. can help you find a new supplier with a low rate so you can save on your energy bill.

About National Grid NY

National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the United States, providing service to New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The company started in 1812 in the United Kingdom and expanded to the United States in 2000. National Grid NY relies on a portion of the 9,109 miles of overhead line and 105 miles of underground lines in the U.S.

National Grid maintains 35,682 miles of gas pipelines in the U.S., and the company has connected over 27,000 customers to solar power. Worldwide, National Grid employs over 23,000 people.

How Are Utilities Like National Grid and Suppliers Different?

As an energy utility, National Grid maintains power lines and distributes energy to consumers in their specified service area. Your utility is also your point of contact for outages and other power issues in your area. Your supplier or Energy Supply Company (ESCO) provides the energy that National Grid distributes, and it determines the rate you pay.

In the state’s deregulated energy market, suppliers are constantly purchasing energy to keep up with supply and demand. With the energy market fluctuating regularly, ESCO rates are changing all the time. Even if your supplier had a low rate last year, that might not be the case when it comes time for your renewal. To keep up with the market and maintain a low rate, you need to compare suppliers.

National Grid NYC Service Area

National Grid’s service territory includes Long Island, Upstate NY and the metro area. Counties in these regions include:

Albany, Montgomery, Franklin, Syracuse, Chautauqua, Genesee, Niagra, Lewis, Oswego, Warren

If you want to view current market rates in this territory, check out our electric rates currently available. We’ll use your utility company and customer type to provide accurate prices.

Reverse Auctions at Help You Save

When it’s time to research ESCOs to lower your rate, you can handle the comparison yourself or work with a broker, but these methods may not give you the most comprehensive comparison or the best rate. offers an alternative approach that gives you a transparent comparison and drives down your rate. Comparing is not always an easy task. Collecting rates from supplier A to F can fluctuate greatly so it is important to receive all offers on the same day, with the same product type. If supplier A offers a product type different from supplier B, you are no longer reviewing apples to apples. makes it easy to review rates in one location, on the same day, with the same product type. Feel confident in your next energy agreement when you partner with us.

Our reverse energy auctions start with a group of suppliers available in your area. Our team will set a time for the auction, and the ESCOs will submit their best bids in an attempt to win your business. You can even watch the process live with complete transparency into the auction. When the bidding period ends, you’ll get to pick your new supplier based on the rates they offered and their terms and conditions.

We offer process transparency, so you’ll know you’re getting a great rate. Plus, we’ll pair you with a dedicated energy advisor to help you understand your options and make an informed decision.

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