Nationalgrid

High Wycombe, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- October 9, 2006 – National Grid Metering, a subsidiary company of National Grid providing metering and meter reading services in the regulated gas metering market, has appointed Maven Research to conduct consumer research over a one-year contract, with an option for a second year.

National Grid currently owns some 21 million gas meters; National Grid Metering provides services to National Grid. Maven Research specializes in customer and employee satisfaction surveys. The contract was awarded after the successful implementation of the business-to-business customer research survey conducted by Maven Research earlier in the year.