Our distribution activity consists in channeling the electricity sold by the various energy suppliers, whoever they are, to end-customers. This activity is part of the ‘regulated sector’.
ERDF (Electricité Réseau Distribution France) operates the distribution network in mainland France. It guarantees access to the network for all users, applying objective, transparent, and non-discriminatory standards. As an industrial concession operator ERDF is responsible for developing, operating and maintaining the asset base in France and for providing a public service. ERDF, a wholly-owned EDF subsidiary, is a public limited company with a board of directors and a supervisory board.
A service jointly-owned with the subsidiary of GDF-Suez, which manages the gas distribution network, involving nearly 45,000 people, handles the operating tasks of both subsidiaries.
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