Enedis manages the public electricity distribution network for 95% of continental France. Every day, its 39 033 employees oversee the operation, maintenance and development of a nearly 1.3 million km network.
In France, the distribution of electricity is a public service that falls under the responsibility of local authorities. The distribution network belongs to these municipalities, who subcontract to Enedis within the framework of a public service delegation. Through this delegation, Enedis fulfils the public service duties related to electricity distribution.
Enedis handles many important daily operations, such as connection to the grid, commissioning, repair, and changing suppliers. As manager of the public electricity distribution network, Enedis performs many operations every year. These totalled over 11 million in 2011. The nature of services depends on whether the customer is a consumer, electricity supplier or electricity producer.
Enedis is a French company organised as a public limited company with a board of directors and a supervisory board. The members of these boards are listed below.
ERDF was created in 2008 within the context of the opening of the electricity market to competition, its history dates back to the mid 19th century, and the electrification of the first cities. This is an overview of more than a century of electricity distribution in France. Today, name it's Enedis.
Enedis and the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO) are extending the partnership that began ten years ago. Enedis is committed to supporting the “LPO Refuge” programme with local communities in order to preserve local biodiversity.
Through its partnerships, Enedis continuously takes action through its public service missions, with a focus on local support, and social and environmental benefits. With its sponsorship activities, the company offers its vision of solidarity, environment and culture : a service for all, available everywhere. This programme is complemented by the societal and environmental initiatives that Enedis conducts in the normal course of its businesses.