Enedis was created on 1 January 2008 as part of the process to open the electricity market to competition. Enedis manages 95% of the French public electricity distribution grid. A French limited company (société anonyme) with a Supervisory Board and a Board of Directors, its governance model guarantees its neutrality and the independence of its management.

Enedis has over 38,000 employees and achieved a turnover of €13.8bn in 2013. In the same year, Enedis’s investments in the grid reached €3.2bn. These investments allow Enedis to maintain the network, modernise it, increase regions’ competitiveness and support the energy transition. In Brittany, Enedis has 1,600 employees and has invested €150m.
Enedis reports its activities transparently and without discrimination at the national level to the CRE (the French Energy Regulatory Commission) and at the local level to the licensing authorities.

Enedis develops and manages one of the largest electricity distribution grids in Europe, with 1.3m km of mid- and low-voltage lines, and 35 million electricity meters.

The grid managed by Enedis belongs to licensing authorities who entrust management of the grid to Enedis through public service delegation. Consequently, Enedis has 2 main public service missions:

  • ensuring continuity and quality of service,
  • providing non-discriminatory access to the distribution grid.

The SOLENN project is in keeping with the commitments Enedis made as part of the Breton Electric Pact and helps to find sustainable solutions to supply Brittany.