Union for the Coordination of Transmission of Electricity (UCTE)
1951-05-23 Paris France
23 May 1951, Paris (France), as Union for the Coordination of Production and Transmission of Electricity -- Union pour la coordination de la production et du transport de l'électricité (UCPTE) -- Union für die Koordinierung der Erzeugung und des Transportes Elektrischer Energie. Statutes most recently amended 17 May 2001. Most recent title adopted 1 Jul 1999. Previously also referred to in French and German as Union pour la coordination du transport de l'électricité (UCTE) -- Union für die Koordinierung des Transportes Elektrischer Energie. As of 1 Jul 2009, merged with D-XD7234 - European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E).
Coordinate members' electricity networks, in particular the reliability of their interconnections; establish favourable technical and organizational conditions for exchange of energy within the electrical system; promote exchange of information among members; coordinate relations with large neighbouring electrical systems; monitor the adequacy of its electrical systems and master all procedures for system development; ensure best possible use of primary energy sources and of electrical energy generation and transmission plants in the countries to which members belong.
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General Assembly (annual). Presidency, consisting of President, Vice-President, Chairman of the Steering Committee and Secretary General. Steering Committee, consisting of one member per country plus Chairman. Working Groups and additional subgroups and ad hoc Working Groups. Membership and General Meetings closed.
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