National Grid
Become an Approved Gas Supplier There are four steps to become an approved Energy Supplier:

Step One
Please obtain approval from the following: Step Two:
Once you are approved by the PSC, please complete our application form. Once we receive this form, the approval process to determine creditworthiness will begin.
Application for Authorization to act as an Energy Service Company for the SupplierSelect Program (pdf)

Fax or mail two copies of this form to:

    National Grid
    175 East Old Country Road
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    Attention: Joe Scibelli, Supplier Services
    Telephone: 516-545-2646
    Fax: 516-545-3250
Step Three:
After you have mailed the application form in step two, you will need to send us two (2) copies of a completed and signed NAESB form. You have two options:

OPTION 1: If you are interested in buying or selling gas to National Grid, please complete the below two forms. These contracts can be used for both Gas Retail Access and Wholesale Transactions with our Gas Supply department OPTION 2: If you are interested in participating only in Gas Retail Access, please complete the following form: If you have a third party that will be managing your gas pool and not releasing gas in their name, please do not use them as a contact on your NAESB contract. The NAESB contract is between Niagara Mohawk Power Corp d/b/a National Gird and the approved gas marketer. All notifications must be between these two entities. If you wish to grant access to a third party to manage your gas pool on National Grid's systems on your behalf, we can arrange for that. Just fill out the Pool Operator Agreement. (Note: If you plan on managing your own pool you do not need to fill this out. If you have a third party managing your pool that will be releasing gas in their name you do not need to fill this form out you will need to fill out the Capacity Release agreement below.) If you are planning on releasing your capacity to a third party, please complete the capacity release agreement found below. (Note: if you are releasing capacity to yourself you do not need to fill this form out. If you have a third party managing your pool and not releasing gas in their name you do not need to fill this form out, you will need to fill out the pool operator form above.) Also, please remember that the name of the entity on the NAESB form must match the name on your Form 1 Application as well as any approval documents provided by the NYS PSC. Whether you elect option 1 or option 2, please have two (2) copies executed by an officer of your company, and mail both copies to the below address along with the following two completed forms:

All of the forms described in Step Three must be executed and the original copies must be returned via U.S. postal mail to:

    National Grid
    175 East Old Country Road
    Ground Floor, East Office Bldg.
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    Attention: Aaron Binder

Step Four:
Once we receive your application form, you must complete initial EDI Phase III testing. For this, please complete the following forms: Please complete and return via U.S. postal mail two executed originals of each document. One fully executed original of each agreement will be returned to you.
    National Grid
    175 East Old Country Road
    Hicksville, NY 11801
    Attention: Joe Scibelli, Supplier Services

If you have any questions about completing these forms, please call Joe Scibelli at 516-545-2646.

Once the above steps are met, we will notify the PSC that you are eligible to participate in our Gas Retail Access program. You will then be issued a User ID and Password for access to our secured area. You will then be issued a User ID and Password for access to our secured area. Your name will also be added to our residential and commercial energy supplier lists.



Step Five
Please obtain approval from the following:
  • Dominion Transmission Inc. for Monthly Balancing Service.
    Our Monthly Balancing Service is designed around and offered in conjunction with Dominion Transmission Inc.'s Delivery Point Operator and City Gate Swing Customer Program. To become approved for this program, call DTI at 1-800-895-8899.

One-Bill Option—This is the option to have National Grid perform consolidated billing services. Attached for your review is the Agreement for Billing Services and for the Purchase of Gas Accounts Receivable (pdf). Please review Article 5, specifically Sections 5.4 and 5.5, "ESCO Covenants and Obligations". Please contact Joe Scibelli at 516-545-2646 to complete the required information and to obtain an executable version of the agreement.

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