Electricity network gives you safe access to electricity
The safety of the electricity network and safe work in the vicinity of the network are an inherent part of our operations. We build and maintain our electricity network so that it does not cause hazards to our customers or the environment. Read more about the common safety considerations related to electricity networks. If you have any questions about safety, please contact our experts directly via our customer service.
Electricity produced by power plants is transferred to the main electricity network where the voltage is 110, 220 or 400 kV. The substation converts the voltage to a voltage suitable for the distribution network. In a medium-voltage network, the voltage is usually 20 kV. The voltage is converted further to 400 V at a distribution substation for distribution to homes connected to the low-voltage network. Homes are connected to the low-voltage network by a connection cable, which transfers power to the main distribution board. The main distribution board then distributes the electricity in accordance with the life and comfort requirements of the home.
Get to know the electricity network
This page contains information about the common structures of an electricity network so that you can recognise them and know how to act in a safe way in their vicinity. Please remember that in no circumstances should you touch electric wires.