Who we are

European Distribution System Operators (E.DSO) promotes and enables customers empowerment and the increase in the use of clean energy sources through electrification, the development of smart and digital grid technologies in real-life situations, new market designs and regulation.

E.DSO gathers 36 leading electricity distribution system operators (DSOs), including 2 national associations, cooperating to ensure the reliability of Europe’s electricity supply for consumers and enabling their active participation in our energy system. How? By shaping smarter grids for your future.

E.DSO and its members are committed to taking on the huge challenges associated with realising the Energy Union, built on the EU’s ambitious energy, climate, security of supply, jobs and growth objectives. This involves ensuring the reliability and security of Europe’s electricity supply to consumers while enabling them to take a more active part in our energy system. E.DSO focuses on guiding EU research, demonstration and innovation (RD&I), policy and Member State regulation to support smart grids development for a sustainable energy system.

Our work

Innovation & Research

Discover how E.DSO facilitates participation in top European R&I projects and shapes the future of innovation.

Technology & Knowledge Sharing

Explore DSO tech priorities and how knowledge sharing fuels smart grid innovation.

Policy & Regulation

Check E.DSO's cohesive and strategic approach to representing the European DSO industry's interests.

E.DSO Projects

Learn more about E.DSO's involvement in European-funded projects and how these have been driving smart distribution grid development.

E.DSO Technology Radar

Track the latest technological trends and priorities for the DSO industry with E.DSO Technology Radar.

E.DSO Events

Discover groundbreaking insights at EDSO events! Join us to explore the future of smart grids and more!