National Grid provides electric service to more than 1 million customers and natural gas service to over 540,000 customers in upstate New York. It also participates in social events and donates computers, office equipment and other capital goods to community organizations. Additionally, the company provides energy-related resource materials to support teachers and students in schools throughout its service territory. National Grid works with federal and state agencies, environmental organizations and local communities to maximize environmental protection in its operations. Located in Syracuse, N.Y., the company is an electric utility that operates an electricity transmission network of more than 14,000 miles.