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ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System ­Operators for Electri­city, represents 43 ­electricity transmission system ­operators (TSOs) from 36 countries across Europe.

ENTSO-E was established in 2009 and was given legal mandates by the EU’s Third Legislative Package for the Internal Energy Market, which aims to further liberalise the gas and electricity markets in the EU.

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ENTSO-E in figures

43 TSOs

operating electricity ­
systems & facilitating
power markets in

36 countries

( EU + 8 )
Icon Exchange

± 435 TWh

of electricity exchanged across borders

± 480,000 km

of interconnections

This is more than the distance between the Earth and the Moon

Highest load

581 TW

Lowest load

265 TW


About this annual report

ENTSO-E’s Annual Report is a legally mandated deliverable, submitted to ACER for opinion. In line with ENTSO-E’s key activity areas, it is structured as follows:

1 and 2. Internal Energy Market: this part is divided into activities related to
i) network codes and ii) the future power system;

3. Develop a new ICT approach and capability, including cyber-security;

4. Develop the DSO partnership;

5. Coordinate and facilitate regional developments;

6. Develop transparency and trust, including stakeholder engagement activities.

The resources used to deliver these objectives are detailed in Annex 1.

The activities described in this report were delivered thanks to the collective work of ENTSO-E’s 43 member TSOs and ENTSO-E’s Secretariat based in Brussels.