TRANSFORMATION

TRANSFORMATION

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) are responsible for transporting electricity from production centres to consumption centres. Because they are used by all, they must provide the highest level of technical performance at the lowest cost.

This requires transmission system operators to transform and constantly adapt to new developments and technologies.

TRANSFORMATION
TRANSFORMATION

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) are responsible for transporting electricity from production centres to consumption centres. Because they are used by all, they must provide the highest level of technical performance at the lowest cost.

This requires transmission system operators to transform and constantly adapt to new developments and technologies.

TRANSFORMATION

TRANSFORMATION

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, electricity transmission system operators (TSOs) are responsible for transporting electricity from production centres to consumption centres. Because they are used by all, they must provide the highest level of technical performance at the lowest cost.

This requires transmission system operators to transform and constantly adapt to new developments and technologies.

Audits, training and technical assistance programmes

Audits, training and technical assistance programmes

RTE is an electricity transmission system operator renowned for being at the forefront of transformations in the electricity sector. RTE International is also regularly called upon to intervene on an individual or long-term basis in order to provide its technical knowledge and support in the implementation of the most recent methods and techniques.

In the case of one-off operations, the term training or audit is more appropriate. When it comes to providing support over several years, we tend to talk about technical assistance because it would mean making resources available on a long-term basis that would provide all the support needed to ensure the proper functioning of the company.

We will work with you to transform your organization, through process optimizing, training, as well as developing tools and methods for all electricity transmission businesses.

Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators

Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators

Accompaniment in the transformation process
To enable you to effectively manage your operations and seek continuous improvement, we support you in the process of developing your organization.
We also work with you to implement an environmental and social management policy or to establish an ISO standard. In terms of human resources management, we help you develop an ESPM (Employment and Skills Planning Management), or to implement specific health and safety measures.

Strategic seminars
As experts in the transformation of electricity transmission system operators, we also offer training courses for managers of national electricity operators who are eager to discover the practices in place at RTE, a TSO located in the heart of Europe which operates 50 interconnections with neighbouring countries.

Management framework for electricity transmission system operators

Management framework for electricity transmission system operators

Tariff regulation
In order to be successful, TSOs must have a sectoral framework that ensures independent and sustainable regulation which is focused on performance and fair prices. A clearly defined framework for relations between the State and national electricity operators and the greatest transparency of financial relations are two prerequisites for controlling the TSOs’ fiscal risks and for strengthening a TSOs’ balance sheet structure.

Whether you are a network manager, a regulator or a government ministry, we can support you in setting up or adapting your sector management framework. We offer advice, training or tools adapted to suit the national context.

Setting up a sectoral framework
Establishing and adapting, or indeed reforming, the sectoral framework is necessary to improve the functioning of the sector, attracting investment, and developing new sources of energy.

We help you to increase regional integration, set up regulations, market rules, promote renewable energies, set up connection codes or any other regulations, according to your strategic objectives.

Unbundling
If you wish to create an independent transmission system operator, as an electricity transmission company, a ministry or a regulator, we can help you to carry out studies regarding the operational management of the separation process, particularly the following areas:

  • Management, finance, pricing studies;
  • Accounting;
  • Organization and human resources;
  • Legal and regulatory environment ;
  • Contracting;
  • Technical aspects.

Subcontracted management
The State intends to subcontract the public electricity transmission service, by means of a call for tenders, to identify the best performing electricity transmission system operator, while maintaining the scope, control and supervision of the service to be provided.

We offer our technical, financial and professional resources to meet performance expectations for utilities under an electricity transmission system management contract. We apply our know-how and skills to effectively meet the various collective needs.

Financial & Procurement Support

Financial & Procurement Support

Compensation of losses
Generation units traditionally provide network operators with the services required for the system’s operational stability (frequency and voltage regulation, emergency and blackstart). The participation of other parties (consumers, storage systems, etc.) in these services makes it possible to significantly reduce their costs.
Our teams can help you define your ancillary services requirements and diversify your supply sources in order to increase competition, while maintaining a high level of reliability.
In addition, we carry out diagnoses and propose recommendations to reduce Joule losses over time, and to optimize your energy purchases to compensate for losses.

Our Transformation projects

Sonatrel: implementation of the Cameroon transmission system operator

More and more integrated electricity companies are moving towards models with separate major functions for electricity generation, transmission and distribution. This development is driven in part by the need to improve the competitiveness of the energy sector. As a result, electricity companies start by separating the transmission activity, which in the vast majority of cases is still a single monopoly, from the rest of the other activities. This creates an electricity transmission system operator with which producers (who supply their energy) and industrialists and distributors (who extract the energy necessary for their own consumption or for the consumption of final customers) are connected.

As a leader in supporting the transformation of electricity transmission system operators, RTE International has led several projects to create an electricity transmission system operator. The last project of this type led to the creation of the Société Nationale de Transport d’Electricité (SONATREL) in Cameroon. Such a project requires the implementation of skills in the fields of law, human resources, accounting, management control, technology, information systems, etc.

CIE (Ivory Coast): Technical assistance and competence development

In 2007, the Ivorian Electricity Company (CIE) approached RTE International to provide support for the management of the Transport and Telecommunications Department. This support took the form of making a full-time expert available to CIE, and calling on many RTE experts to provide specific technical skills.

Since 2013, RTEi has also been supporting the CIE in developing the skills of its employees. Based on its RTEi’s experience and resources, RTEi has set up an iterative process to ensure that the CIE is able to carry out the tasks entrusted to it, in particular in the fields of operation and maintenance of its electricity transmission network.

For each identified area, the approach adopted is as follows:

  • Assessment of current skills;
  • Recommendations of the training plan to be implemented;
  • Carrying out training according to the agreed specifications;
  • Evaluation of the skills acquired through theoretical tests and practical applications;
  • Feedback on the training carried out and adaptation of the training if necessary.
Audits, training and technical assistance programmes
Audits, training and technical assistance programmes

RTE is an electricity transmission system operator renowned for being at the forefront of transformations in the electricity sector. RTE International is also regularly called upon to intervene on an individual or long-term basis in order to provide its technical knowledge and support in the implementation of the most recent methods and techniques.

In the case of one-off operations, the term training or audit is more appropriate. When it comes to providing support over several years, we tend to talk about technical assistance because it would mean making resources available on a long-term basis that would provide all the support needed to ensure the proper functioning of the company.

We will work with you to transform your organization, through process optimizing, training, as well as developing tools and methods for all electricity transmission businesses.

Audits, training and technical assistance programmes
Audits, training and technical assistance programmes

RTE is an electricity transmission system operator renowned for being at the forefront of transformations in the electricity sector. RTE International is also regularly called upon to intervene on an individual or long-term basis in order to provide its technical knowledge and support in the implementation of the most recent methods and techniques.

In the case of one-off operations, the term training or audit is more appropriate. When it comes to providing support over several years, we tend to talk about technical assistance because it would mean making resources available on a long-term basis that would provide all the support needed to ensure the proper functioning of the company.

We will work with you to transform your organization, through process optimizing, training, as well as developing tools and methods for all electricity transmission businesses.

Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators
Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators

Accompaniment in the transformation process
To enable you to effectively manage your operations and seek continuous improvement, we support you in the process of developing your organization.
We also work with you to implement an environmental and social management policy or to establish an ISO standard. In terms of human resources management, we help you develop an ESPM (Employment and Skills Planning Management), or to implement specific health and safety measures.

Strategic seminars
As experts in the transformation of electricity transmission system operators, we also offer training courses for managers of national electricity operators who are eager to discover the practices in place at RTE, a TSO located in the heart of Europe which operates 50 interconnections with neighbouring countries.

Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators
Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators

Accompaniment in the transformation process
To enable you to effectively manage your operations and seek continuous improvement, we support you in the process of developing your organization.
We also work with you to implement an environmental and social management policy or to establish an ISO standard. In terms of human resources management, we help you develop an ESPM (Employment and Skills Planning Management), or to implement specific health and safety measures.

Strategic seminars
As experts in the transformation of electricity transmission system operators, we also offer training courses for managers of national electricity operators who are eager to discover the practices in place at RTE, a TSO located in the heart of Europe which operates 50 interconnections with neighbouring countries.

Management framework for electricity transmission system operators
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Tariff regulation
In order to be successful, TSOs must have a sectoral framework that ensures independent and sustainable regulation which is focused on performance and fair prices. A clearly defined framework for relations between the State and national electricity operators and the greatest transparency of financial relations are two prerequisites for controlling the TSOs’ fiscal risks and for strengthening a TSOs’ balance sheet structure.

Whether you are a network manager, a regulator or a government ministry, we can support you in setting up or adapting your sector management framework. We offer advice, training or tools adapted to suit the national context.

Setting up a sectoral framework
Establishing and adapting, or indeed reforming, the sectoral framework is necessary to improve the functioning of the sector, attracting investment, and developing new sources of energy.

We help you to increase regional integration, set up regulations, market rules, promote renewable energies, set up connection codes or any other regulations, according to your strategic objectives.

Unbundling
If you wish to create an independent transmission system operator, as an electricity transmission company, a ministry or a regulator, we can help you to carry out studies regarding the operational management of the separation process, particularly the following areas:

  • Management, finance, pricing studies;
  • Accounting;
  • Organization and human resources;
  • Legal and regulatory environment ;
  • Contracting;
  • Technical aspects.

Subcontracted management
The State intends to subcontract the public electricity transmission service, by means of a call for tenders, to identify the best performing electricity transmission system operator, while maintaining the scope, control and supervision of the service to be provided.

We offer our technical, financial and professional resources to meet performance expectations for utilities under an electricity transmission system management contract. We apply our know-how and skills to effectively meet the various collective needs.

Management framework for electricity transmission system operators
Management framework for electricity transmission system operators

Tariff regulation
In order to be successful, TSOs must have a sectoral framework that ensures independent and sustainable regulation which is focused on performance and fair prices. A clearly defined framework for relations between the State and national electricity operators and the greatest transparency of financial relations are two prerequisites for controlling the TSOs’ fiscal risks and for strengthening a TSOs’ balance sheet structure.

Whether you are a network manager, a regulator or a government ministry, we can support you in setting up or adapting your sector management framework. We offer advice, training or tools adapted to suit the national context.

Setting up a sectoral framework
Establishing and adapting, or indeed reforming, the sectoral framework is necessary to improve the functioning of the sector, attracting investment, and developing new sources of energy.

We help you to increase regional integration, set up regulations, market rules, promote renewable energies, set up connection codes or any other regulations, according to your strategic objectives.

Unbundling
If you wish to create an independent transmission system operator, as an electricity transmission company, a ministry or a regulator, we can help you to carry out studies regarding the operational management of the separation process, particularly the following areas:

  • Management, finance, pricing studies;
  • Accounting;
  • Organization and human resources;
  • Legal and regulatory environment ;
  • Contracting;
  • Technical aspects.

Subcontracted management
The State intends to subcontract the public electricity transmission service, by means of a call for tenders, to identify the best performing electricity transmission system operator, while maintaining the scope, control and supervision of the service to be provided.

We offer our technical, financial and professional resources to meet performance expectations for utilities under an electricity transmission system management contract. We apply our know-how and skills to effectively meet the various collective needs.

Financial & Procurement Support
Improving the financial and managerial performance of electricity transmission system operators

Compensation of losses
Generation units traditionally provide network operators with the services required for the system’s operational stability (frequency and voltage regulation, emergency and blackstart). The participation of other parties (consumers, storage systems, etc.) in these services makes it possible to significantly reduce their costs.
Our teams can help you define your ancillary services requirements and diversify your supply sources in order to increase competition, while maintaining a high level of reliability.
In addition, we carry out diagnoses and propose recommendations to reduce Joule losses over time, and to optimize your energy purchases to compensate for losses.

Financial & Procurement Support
Financial & Procurement Support

Compensation of losses
Generation units traditionally provide network operators with the services required for the system’s operational stability (frequency and voltage regulation, emergency and blackstart). The participation of other parties (consumers, storage systems, etc.) in these services makes it possible to significantly reduce their costs.
Our teams can help you define your ancillary services requirements and diversify your supply sources in order to increase competition, while maintaining a high level of reliability.
In addition, we carry out diagnoses and propose recommendations to reduce Joule losses over time, and to optimize your energy purchases to compensate for losses.

Our Transformation projects

Sonatrel: implementation of the Cameroon transmission system operator

More and more integrated electricity companies are moving towards models with separate major functions for electricity generation, transmission and distribution. This development is driven in part by the need to improve the competitiveness of the energy sector. As a result, electricity companies start by separating the transmission activity, which in the vast majority of cases is still a single monopoly, from the rest of the other activities. This creates an electricity transmission system operator with which producers (who supply their energy) and industrialists and distributors (who extract the energy necessary for their own consumption or for the consumption of final customers) are connected.

As a leader in supporting the transformation of electricity transmission system operators, RTE International has led several projects to create an electricity transmission system operator. The last project of this type led to the creation of the Société Nationale de Transport d’Electricité (SONATREL) in Cameroon. Such a project requires the implementation of skills in the fields of law, human resources, accounting, management control, technology, information systems, etc.

CIE (Ivory Coast): Technical assistance and competence development

In 2007, the Ivorian Electricity Company (CIE) approached RTE International to provide support for the management of the Transport and Telecommunications Department. This support took the form of making a full-time expert available to CIE, and calling on many RTE experts to provide specific technical skills.

Since 2013, RTEi has also been supporting the CIE in developing the skills of its employees. Based on its RTEi’s experience and resources, RTEi has set up an iterative process to ensure that the CIE is able to carry out the tasks entrusted to it, in particular in the fields of operation and maintenance of its electricity transmission network.

For each identified area, the approach adopted is as follows:

  • Assessment of current skills;
  • Recommendations of the training plan to be implemented;
  • Carrying out training according to the agreed specifications;
  • Evaluation of the skills acquired through theoretical tests and practical applications;
  • Feedback on the training carried out and adaptation of the training if necessary.

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