Terna is an independent grid operator and one of the key players in Europe in terms of kilometers of electricity lines managed. This leading role makes Terna responsible for service towards the entire national community. The Group’s company structure comprises the holding company, Terna S.p.A., and its two operating subsidiaries: Terna Rete Italia and Terna Plus. The service which Terna provides in Italy is crucial to the operation of the entire electricity system and for guaranteeing the supply of electricity to all.
Terna has responsibility for supplying the entire country’s electricity needs. The sense of responsibility in providing a service of such wide-ranging importance is integral to Terna’s company culture. Terna Group is a leading Italian corporation with more than 3,700 experts who are tasked every day with ensuring the safety of Italy’s electricity system. The Company is responsible for the planning, development and maintenance of the grid, combining competence, technologies and innovation in keeping with international best practices.
Through Terna Rete Italia, it is engaged in: providing a service that ensures safety, reliability, quality, continuity and cost-effectiveness maintaining a continuous balance between electricity supply and demand; maintaining efficiency and developing the transmission system; respecting the principles of fairness and neutrality to ensure equal treatment of all grid users.
Through its subsidiary, Terna Plus, the company is responsible for developing new businesses, both in Italy and abroad. It seeks to exploit business opportunities stemming from technology gaps and from trends peculiar to the energy sector, such as: growth in renewable energy sources, Smart Grid development and energy efficiency.