RTE is the French Transmission System Operator (TSO) in charge of the operation, the maintenance and the development of the high and very high voltage grid (100 000km from 63 to 400kV), and also managing the interconnection lines with other European countries. It is a company of about 8500 people and the largest TSO in Europe.
Previous experience relative to the work to be performed RTE has its own R&D department organised in five programs, which one dedicated on environmental issues. The objective is consisting in understanding the interactions between the system and its environment to foster dialogue with stakeholders, and enable the development and maintenance of the network in optimum conditions. Indeed, the Dialog and Environmental Division is involved in research on the issue of citizen involvement, including the « GIS Participation », coordinating the R&D activities of environmental and social scientists.
RTE’s role in INSPIRE-Grid:
WP 6 leader partner, with a role also in WP 3,4,5,7 and 8.
- Amélie Lafragette - WP 6 Leader
- Marjorie Bastard
- Vivien Molinengo