Publication in line with the Regulations governing Energy Grid Charges (Stromnetzentgeltverordnung - StromNEV)

StromNEV is a set of regulations based on the EnWG (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz - Energy Industry Act). It regulates how the methods for establishing the charges for access to the electricity transmission and distribution grids (grid charges) are determined, including the establishment of charges for decentralised feeds.

The obligations to publish the technical data on the grid and the geographical characteristics of the supply area to which the operators of electricity supply grids are subject are laid out in Section 27 (2) StromNEV.

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Grid fees

The grid fees that apply to our distribution network are published in the "Grid use" tab.

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Technical and energy industry-related data

Alongside technical data like electrical circuit lengths, services installed, number of withdrawal points and the amount of the average losses per grid and voltage level, energy industry-related data like the annual performance obtained per grid and voltage level and the average cost of covering grid losses are shown.

All information relates to 31 December 2016 and/or the 2016 calendar year.

Publication obligation pursuant to Section 27 (2) StromNEV

Electrical circuit lengths in km

High Voltage Medium Voltage Low Voltage1
Cables

708

10,782

22,599

Overhead electricity lines

187

0

431

1 including home connections

Installed capacity in MVA

All data includes delivery to the downstream grid or transformer level.

High/Medium Voltage Medium/Medium Voltage Medium/Low Voltage

7,233

139

5,251

Annual performance extracted in the past year per grid and transformer level in kWh

High Voltage

13,338,694,966

High/Medium Voltage

12,543,209,257

Medium Voltage

12,701,432,083

Medium/Low Voltage

7,375,205,168

Low Voltage

7,315,458,360

All data includes delivery to the downstream grid or transformer level.

Number of withdrawal points

High
Voltage
High/Medium Voltage Medium Voltage Medium/Low Voltage Low
Voltage

102

229

11,070

8,467

2,319,135

Publication obligation pursuant to Section 10 (2) StromNEV

Average losses per grid and voltage level in %

High
Voltage
High/Medium Voltage Medium Voltage Medium/Low Voltage Low
Voltage

0.34

0.42

0.44

1.08

2.25

The average cost of covering energy losses in 2016 for the Berlin distribution grid operated by Stromnetz Berlin GmbH amounted to 3.578 ct/kWh.

Last update March 2017

Historical data on the grid structure (XLS 60 kB)

Geographical features

Geographical features of the grid area are the number of residents and data on the area size.

If no other time is specified, all data is correct as of 31 December 2016.

Publication obligation pursuant to Section 27 (2) StromNEV

Number of residents, geographical area and area supplied

Quantity

Number of residents in the grid area

3,520,031

Geographical size of the grid area in km2

891.69

Supplied area high voltage and medium voltage in km2

891.69

Supplied area low voltage in km2

477.85

Location of the grid

East

Data provided by the Statistischem Landesamt (State Office for Statistics), number of residents as on 31 December 2015, supplied area as at 31 December 2015.

Last update March 2017

Historical data on the grid area (XLS 30 kB)

Metering devices on withdrawal points

Withdrawal points

Quantity

with power measurements recorded on a quarter-hourly Basis

(RLM)

10,103

with a meter reading measurement

0

Other withdrawal points

2,312,371

Status: 31.12.2016

The name of the responsible meter operator in according with section 4 of the Smart Meters Operation Act (Messstellenbetriebsgesetz - MsbG): Stromnetz Berlin GmbH

Disclaimer

The data published here were produced and prepared for release with the greatest care. Nonetheless, errors in recording and transmission cannot be ruled out. Stromnetz Berlin GmbH therefore expressly reserves the right to change the published data at any time and assumes no responsibility for its accuracy. If arrangements are made based on the data published which lead to damages to the user or a third party, Stromnetz Berlin GmbH cannot be held liable unless they were aware of the data's inaccuracy at the time of publication and intended to damage the user or a third party.

Note

The distribution system operator Vattenfall Europe Distribution Berlin GmbH has operated under the name Stromnetz Berlin GmbH since 2 April 2013. Some of the data published here were produced before the renaming and, due to statutory publication obligations, will continue to be published under the company name that was valid at the time of their production.