The organisational structure of the Company was transformed in 2008 into a holding structure so as to strengthen the separation and transparency of the regulated activities in Spain -transmission and system operation- from the remaining activities.
Red Eléctrica Corporación, S.A
100%Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U.
100%Red Eléctrica de España Finance, B.V.
100%Red Eléctrica Financiaciones, S.A.U.
100%REDCOR Reaseguros, S.A
100%Red Eléctrica Internacional, S.A.U.
100%Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras de Telecomunicación, S.A.U.
100%Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras en Canarias, S.A.U.
100%Red Eléctrica Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones, S.A.U
100%Red Eléctrica y de Telecomunicaciones, Innovación y Tecnología, S.A
Red Eléctrica Corporación is the holding company of the Group, and it has the following dependant subsidiaries:
Red Eléctrica de España, responsible for the electricity activities in Spanish territory
Red Eléctrica Internacional, responsible for the Company's foreign investment and the Group’s international consultancy service
Red Eléctrica de España Finance and Red Eléctrica Financiaciones, created as vehicles for financing the various activities of the companies of the Group
REDCOR Reaseguros S.A., created as a captive reinsurance company to reinsure the risks linked to the activities, guaranteeing better access to international markets
Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras en Canarias (Reincan), responsible for the design and execution of pumped hydroelectric energy storage projects that can be used as tools at the disposal of the electricity system operator
Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras de Telecomunicación (Reintel) responsible for the management of the business in the telecommunications sector
Red Eléctrica Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones,responsible for the management of the satellite-based business (Hispasat)
Red Eléctrica y de Telecomunicaciones, Innovación y Tecnología (RETIT) is the innovation and technology subsidiary whose purpose is to accelerate technological innovation, generate competitive advantages and create business opportunities that will enable the Group to become a technological reference
Electricity business in Spain
Red Eléctrica en España (REE)
Red Eléctrica de España is the sole transmission agent and operator (TSO) of the national electricity system in Spain. Its mission is to operate the system in real time, guaranteeing the continuity of supply and the safe integration of renewable energy. In addition, it develops, expands and maintains the high voltage electricity transmission grid in a sustainable way.
Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras en Canarias (Reincan)
Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras en Canarias (Reincan) responds to the need to promote energy storage projects in the Canary Islands, as tools for the system operator to guarantee the supply on the islands at all times and to optimise the integration of renewable energy.
Electricity business abroad
Red Eléctrica Internacional (REI)
Investment in electricity transmission infrastructure abroad is channelled through the various subsidiaries that form part of Red Eléctrica Internacional (REI). Currently, REI through its subsidiaries in Peru, Chile and Brazil, manages and operates various transmission lines in these countries, designs and carries out projects and provides specialized maintenance services for medium and high-voltage electrical infrastructure, protection systems, telecommunication systems, as well as technical consulting for energy projects.
Red Eléctrica Infraestructuras de Telecomunicación (Reintel)
REINTEL operates more than 50,000 km of dark fibre optic network deployed along the electricity transmission grid and the telecommunications network associated with the railway service in Spain, acting as a neutral provider of telecommunications infrastructure for the main agents of the sector and telecommunications operators with a presence in Spain. Its core activity is the operation and management of telecommunications infrastructure focusing mainly on the lease of surplus dark fibre optic network and technical sites and spaces for the housing of telecommunications equipment. Additionally, REINTEL provides maintenance services for fibre optic cables and telecommunications equipment.
Red Eléctrica Corporación, through its subsidiary, Red Eléctrica Sistemas de Telecomunicaciones, S.A.U., formalised the acquisition of 89.68% of the shares of Hispasat, S.A. on 3 October 2019. The agreement positions the Red Eléctrica Group as a global operator of electricity and telecommunications infrastructures, both in Spain and internationally, and is part of the Group’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.
Hispasat is the leading satellite infrastructure operator in Spain and Portugal in terms of turnover, the fourth largest operator in Latin America and the eighth largest in the world.
Innovation and technology
Red Eléctrica y de Telecomunicaciones, Innovación y Tecnología (RETIT)
RETIT is the innovation and technology subsidiary whose purpose is to accelerate technological innovation in the Telecommunications and Energy sectors, generate competitive advantages and create business opportunities that will enable the Group to become a technological reference. The subsidiary promotes the energy transition and the transmission and accessibility of information, contributing to accelerate the existing relationships between the Group and the national & international innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems.