Grid user

For using the Stromnetz Berlin GmbH's distribution grid is the conclusion of a grid usage agreement required.

Grid usage agreement

The grid usage agreement follows the decision BK6-13-042 of the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur).

Supply to load profile customers

These customers are supplied via standard load profiles (SLP). The standard load profiles correspond to the load profiles from the Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e.V. (BDEW - National Association for the Energy and Water Industries), based on a synthetic procedure, and we make these available to download.

Customer facilities with electrical storage heaters

Customer facilities with electrical storage heaters are supplied in accordance with the process for temperature-dependent load predictions developed by the Verband der Netzbetreiber (VDN; Association of Grid Operators) and Cottbus University. More information is available to download.

Rate switching times

The following rate switching times apply in our grid area for high rate (HT) and low load (NT):

Customers High rate (HT) Low rate (NT) Weekday
Load profile customers 06:00 to 22:00 22:00 to 06:00 Monday - Sunday
(incl. public holidays)
Load profile customers 06:00 to 20:00 20:00 to 06:00 Monday - Friday
(weekends and public holidays excluded)

All downloads are available in German language only.

Note

The distribution system operator Vattenfall Europe Distribution Berlin GmbH was renamed to Stromnetz Berlin GmbH on 2 April 2013. Some of the data published here was generated before this date and continues to carry the company name applicable at the time of generation due to the statutory disclosure requirements.