Europe Power System 2040:
completing the map & assessing the cost of non-grid

What should the electricity grid look like in 2040 to create maximum value for Europeans, ensure continuous access to electricity throughout Europe and deliver on the climate agenda? What would be the cost of not having the right grid by 2040?

These questions are at the heart of the six Regional Investment Plans and of the first pan-European report Europe Power System 2040: completing the map, released on 2 February.

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TYNDP 2018 - Scenarios

The Networks of transmission system owner for gas and electricity released their joint set of scenarios for consultation in October. The ENTSOs for gas and electricity have for the first time combined their efforts and expertise to develop scenarios to assist with decision making for future infrastructure investment needs.

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Ten Year Network Development Plan 2018

TYNDP 2018

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TYNDP 2016

These are the headline numbers from TYNDP 2016


investments, of which 70-80 by 2030

1 to 2 €/MWh

impact on bills due to transmission investment

45 to 60%

RES across 4 Visions for 2030

50% to 80%

emissions cut depending on the vision

1.5 to 5 €/MWh

potential reduction in wholesale prices


reduction in congestion hours

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