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  1. Just a second, for the spark to pass!

    10-06-2017 News

    Client Fournisseur Élu et collectivité locale Investisseur Candidat Journaliste Élu Riverain Agriculteur Thanks to digital we are using more renewable energy. Together with you, with the regions, you’re helping us accomplish our mission to serve the commu ...

  2. RTE and Hydro-Québec step up their strategic cooperation

    11-28-2016 News

    Client Élu et collectivité locale Journaliste Élu Today, RTE and Hydro-Québec signed a protocol agreement on the acquisition of power transmission systems, on the sale of innovative tools and services, and on the sharing of know-how. Longstanding partners ...

  3. Assessment of electricity supply-demand balance: A winter of careful vigilance

    11-18-2016 News

    Journaliste Ensuring security of electricity supply during the 2016-2017 winter season is likely to be more challenging than in previous winter periods due to the unavailability of several power generators. However, developments in renewable energy, impor ...

  4. RTE and Eigrid sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the Ireland-France "Celtic Interconnector" project during President François Hollande’s visit to Ireland

    07-21-2016 News Développement du réseau

    Journaliste Développement du réseau During his visit to Ireland, President François Hollande and the Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny took the billon-Euro France-Ireland "Celtic Interconnector" project another step forward. François Brottes, Chai ...

  5. Construction of a new 63000-V underground power line: an RTE eco-project supporting the Alsatian economy

    07-12-2016 News

    Journaliste Presse In an effort to beef up environmental monitoring during construction work, RTE (the transmission system operator) has been piloting an eco-initiative during construction of the 63000-V power line connecting the Kembs and Waldighoffen su ...

  6. Troughs in electricity demand over the summer period of July and August 2016

    06-20-2016 News

    Journaliste Presse With stable demand levels forecast for the summer of 2016 compared with those of 2015, RTE’s predictive assessment of the consumption/generation balance for the summer of 2016 shows that France should not be short of electricity, even i ...

  7. RTE sets up base at Avignon airport, where it will be sharing its aeronautical expertise

    06-03-2016 News

    Journaliste Construction work on RTE’s future aeronautical base is starting at Avignon airport. Serving as a central location and seeking to develop RTE’s helicopter-aided business portfolio, this new hub will help to boost the success of the Pégase techn ...

  8. RTE inaugurates its SmartGrid showroom at Euratechnologies in Lille

    05-03-2016 News

    Journaliste On the 3rd of May 2016, RTE is opening its first SmartGrid showroom in Lille. It is being inaugurated by François Brottes, Chairman of the RTE Executive Board, in the presence of Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts de France region and Mar ...

  9. Financial Results 2015: A good operational performance in the service of the community and sound financial stability maintained

    03-31-2016 News Consommation électrique, Finances, L'Electricité en France, Marchés de l'électricité, Publication, Publications

    électrique Finances L'Electricité en France Marchés de l'électricité Publication Publications RTE’s ...

  10. Committing to our customers’ priorities

    03-30-2016 News

    Client Fournisseur Élu et collectivité locale Investisseur Candidat Journaliste Élu Riverain Agriculteur In 2016, RTE is reasserting its commitment to its customers’ needs and its provision of top-class services. At the end of 2015, we conducted an extens ...


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