Terna is a company of Italian excellence with over 3,700 professionals working day in and day out to keep the national electricity system secure. Terna handles planning, development and maintenance of the Grid in line with international best practices, bringing together skills, technology and innovation. Through its subsidiary Terna Rete Italia, the company manages the National Transmission Grid and is responsible for power transmission and dispatching 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is therefore responsible for ensuring a secure balance between Italian power supply and demand. It also provides public concession services and guarantees long-term security, quality and cost-effectiveness. It ensures equal conditions of access for all grid users. Through Terna Plus, the Group develops non-regulated activities and new business opportunities both in Italy and abroad seizing the opportunities offered by technological discontinuities and by energy sector trends (growth of renewables, Smart Grids, energy efficiency). With over 72,000 Km of HV lines Terna represents an Europe’s leading independent operator in terms of kilometers of electricity lines managed.