We are primarily tasked with providing power transmission services, system services and facilitating the energy market. Our core tasks follow from our appointment as grid operator under the Dutch 'Elektriciteitswet' (E-wet) and the German 'Energiewirtschaftsgesetz' (EnWG).
Metering companies (NL)
Every party that purchases electricity from the grid is responsible for measuring how much they take and disclosing this information to their grid operator.
Customers can fulfil this metering responsibility themselves, provided they have been authorised by us to do so. They can also outsource their metering responsibility to a recognised third party. These metering companies also install and maintain the meters.
The electricity grid is installed, managed and maintained by the grid operators. The grid operators are also responsible for connecting customers to the electricity network without prejudice.Read more