Sustainability Report 2017

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In the north and east of Germany, we operate the high voltage grid reliably ensuring electricity supply for around 18 million people. Our grid with voltage levels of 150 kilovolt (kV), 220 kV and 380 kV extends over a circuit length of more than 10,000 km. At our eight locations, over 1,000 employees ensure that electricity flows around the clock in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

Company Structure and Shareholdings

*"50Hertz” – we collectively refer to 50Hertz Transmission GmbH and its wholly-owned subsidiary 50Hertz Offshore GmbH under this name. The sole shareholder of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH is Eurogrid GmbH. All three companies have their headquarters in Berlin, are connected by a tax organ and form an economic unit (also called a group). The operational management of this unit is delegated to the 50Hertz Board of Management.

**Eurogrid GmbH is a fully-owned subsidiary of Eurogrid International CVBA/ SCRL (Eurogrid International) with its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. As of 31 Dec 2017, Eurogrid International was owned to 60 percent by Elia System Operator NV-SA (Elia), Brussels/Belgium, and to 40 percent by Global InfraCo S.à.r.L., Luxembourg/Luxembourg (as of 31/12/2017). Elia is the Belgian national transmission system operator (TSO) and a listed company in Belgium.