Since January 2012, find the monthly bulletin you will find the main indicators of non-mainland systems.
The regulation that assigned the operation of the Canary Islands' electricity system to Red Eléctrica came into force on 10 April 2006.
Royal Decree 1747/2003 of 19 December assigned Red Eléctrica as operator of the electricity systems in the Canary Islands and Balearic Islands, Ceuta and Melilla and established the singular conditions for developing the electricity supply operations and, more specifically, the economic dispatch of generation. Amongst its functions, Red Eléctrica has to propose a development plan for the transmission and generation facilities necessary to achieve the level of guarantee of supply required in each one of the insular electricity systems.
Since the publication of Law 17/2007, of 4 July, Red Eléctrica has also been given the responsibility for managing, maintaining and developing the transmission grid in the insular and extra-peninsular systems.
The presence of Red Eléctrica in the Canary Islands, in addition to being a guarantee of transparency and neutrality in the functioning of the Canary Islands' electricity sector, makes the inclusion of other generators and market agents possible, conforming to a free competition which improves the economic efficiency of the Canary Islands' electricity system.