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VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e. V.

Forum Netztechnik/Netzbetrieb im VDE - Network Technology/Network Operation Forum at VDE (VDE|FNN)

Welcome to VDE|FNN!

  • VDE|FNN is the technical regulation for power grids in Germany.
  • The objective is a proactive development of the power grid in view of the challenges caused by the energy transition.
  • Manufacturers, network operators, generating plant operators and scientific institutions identify technical challenges and develop solutions jointly.

The power grids are the main infrastructure of the energy transition that link all stakeholders together. In a global comparison, Germany has one of the most reliable grids. Due to the energy transition, the tasks and grid architecture are undergoing fundamental changes. VDE|FNN is the VDE committee that implements this transition through technical regulation. Members are companies working for the power grid. Important products are VDE application rules, FNN recommendation, studies, and position papers.

For citizens

  • Ensures that the grids are operated safely and that as much renewable energy as possible can be fed in

 For network operators

  • Rule creation
  • Investment and planning safety

For manufacturers

  • Creates planning safety

For policy

  • In network conversion, supports through evaluating technical challenges
  • Lightens the burden by specifically implementing the energy transition objectives

For the authorities

  • Is partner in the technical design of the political regulatory framework

Year founded: 2008

Members: Over 450 companies and organizations:

  • Network operators
  • Manufacturers of network technology and power generating plants
  • Operators of conventional and renewable power generating plants
  • Metering point operators
  • Manufacturers of measuring instruments, measuring systems and software
  • Science
  • Authorities

Published VDE application rules: 17

Published FNN recommendations: over 80

Voluntary employees in committees: Approx. 400

Last updated 09/2017

Forum Netztechnik/Netzbetrieb im VDE (FNN)
Bismarckstraße  33
10625 Berlin
Germany

Phone +49 30 3838 68-70
Fax +49 30 3838 68-77
 fnn@vde.com

 

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