Union for the Coordination of Transmission of Electricity (UCTE)

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History

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 July 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 July 2009, merged with European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E).

Aims

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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Activities

Working Groups (5): Liaison Advisory; Operations and Security; Statistics; System Development; Legal Issues.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 23 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Technology
    • Electricity
  • Strategy
    • Coordination

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

D3336

Last News Received

2009
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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