- The electricity network and market
- Sustainable Development
- Electricity supplier
The electricity market has been wholly open to competition since July 1, 2007. However, electricity distribution is still a regulated business that performs important public service duties. ERDF manages 95% of the French continental electricity network, safeguarding its quality and safety.
The European electricity market has been wholly open to competition since July 1, 2007. Several regulatory authorities supervise its operation.
The electricity network is made up of several hundred thousand electric lines. French municipalities or groups of municipalities, also known as local authorities, own this network and entrust its management to ERDF, which guarantees its quality and safety.
Smartgrid, the intelligent network, and Linky, the communicating computer, are 2 ways in which ERDF is innovating to create solutions that make life easier for electricity network users, save energy, and address environmental challenges.