In Portugal, REN - Redes Energéticas Nacionais operates the main transmission infrastructure and undertakes the overall management of the national electricity and gas systems. REN also has a natural gas distribution concession in the northern coastal region of Portugal. Through Enondas - Energia das Ondas. S.A., which is 100% owned by REN, it holds the concession to operate a pilot area for generating electricity from sea waves.
REN also operates in the telecommunications business via RENTELECOM, which includes a range of services, such as infrastructure, managed services and consultancy.
REN is strongly committed to sustainable development, and so is consistently investing in promoting knowledge and in research and development, strengthening the relationship with all stakeholders and between the academic world and industry in order to anticipate the solutions to major technological and environmental challenges, nationally and internationally. Therefore, it also actively takes part in the construction of the European energy market and the future new generation of transnational infrastructures.