27 February 2018
Med-TSO and ENTSO-E map: more than 400 000 km of interconnected power networks in the Euro-Mediterranean
First joint Med-TSO & ENTSO-E Euro-Mediterranean grid map
Med-TSO (the Association of the Mediterranean Transmission System Operators for electricity, operating the High Voltage Transmission Networks of 18 Mediterranean Countries), and ENTSO-E (the European Network of Transmission System Operators) publish the first joint map of their interconnected electricity transmission networks.
The map covers the 300 000 km of grids operated by ENTSO-E members and 400 000 km of grids operated by Med-TSO members (some of it overlapping). It took two years to produce this accurate and exhaustive overview of transmission grids in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
“We are really proud about this result”, commented Angelo Ferrante, Secretary General of Med-TSO. “It is in line with our mission which is about fostering the dialogue in the Mediterranean Region and promoting the development of an integrated Mediterranean Electricity System. This map represents a concrete result in the spirit of our Association that intends to act as a bridge between Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East”.
“Our cooperation with Med-TSO goes well beyond this Euro-Mediterranean grid map. However, it is a very nice symbol of the work that both organisations have jointly developed. ENTSO-E is working with several other TSO organisations within and outside of Europe. This is very enriching and serves all electricity customers through best practice and information sharing”, added Laurent Schmitt, ENTSO-E Secretary General.
The map can be consulted online in the Med-TSO area and on the ENTSO-E website where it can also be ordered.
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