Our key tasks

We are primarily tasked with providing power transmission services, system services and facilitating the energy market. Our core tasks follow from our appointment as grid operator under the Dutch 'Elektriciteitswet' (E-wet) and the German 'Energiewirtschaftsgesetz' (EnWG).

 

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Innovation

TenneT presents Hub and Spoke concept for large scale wind energy on the North Sea.

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Our grid

TenneT manages the high-voltage grid in the Netherlands and large parts of Germany. TenneT transmits electricity at 110,000 volts (110 kV) and higher. With around 22,000 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Grid maps

Maps of our onshore and offshore high-voltage grid.

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Electricity market

The energy sector is developing rapidly. The process of European market integration began some years ago. Its purpose is to create a single European market that enables market parties to trade gas and electricity across national borders easily and efficiently.

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Transparency data

We provide transparency data on our operations on our Dutch and German transparency page and on ENTSO-E. 

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Company

TenneT is a leading European electricity transmission system operator (TSO), with activities in the Netherlands and in Germany. We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity in our high-voltage grid for some 41 million people.

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We are TenneT

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We are TenneT

We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity
in our high-voltage grid for some 41 million people.

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Our grid

We are constantly working on improving our high-voltage grid.

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Innovation

Dealing with the challenges in the energy market.

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Data Dashboard

We provide data to serve our customers and society.

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Latest news

Van Oord wins TenneT Contractor Safety Award 2016

12/05/2016

Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors has won TenneT’s Contractor Safety Award 2016. This will be TenneT’s first ever safety award given in...

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Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for October 2016

11/16/2016

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for October 2016.

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TenneT concludes first contract for subsea cables for offshore grid

11/08/2016

Consortium of VBMS B.V. and NKT Cables GmbH & Co. KG to supply and install subsea and land cables for Borssele Alpha project and optionally also for...

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TenneT opens trading Amsterdam exchange

Trading on the 29th of July is opened by Otto Jager, CFO. More information on Euronext.com

Most read position papers

TenneT produces a range of position papers to explain our vision and position on social and political issues in the electricity sector.

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Safety by contractor management

Contractor management is a key element of our Safety Vision 2018. We want everyone working for TenneT to return home safely at the end of each day. TenneT wants to contract top safety performers to contribute to our projects. We are looking for contractors who take safety just as seriously as we do, and who apply the highest safety standards when performing their work.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

We aim to be among the best CSR-performing electricity transmission operators in Europe. For TenneT, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is not only related to the reduction of our carbon footprint, but includes a much broader pallet of subjects, related to create a sustainable future for all our internal and external stakeholders.

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Working at TenneT

Are you eager to work at the leading edge of the European energy sector? TenneT is looking for enthusiastic professionals who wish to push back frontiers and broaden their horizons.

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Our projects

Randstad 380 kV Noordring (Netherlands)

TenneT is constructing the Randstad 380 kV high-voltage connection to make sure the grid is “future-proof”. 

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D-Korridor (Germany)

Information on the HGÜ-Connection from Sachsen-Anhalt to Bayern.

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Hollandse Kust (Netherlands)

TenneT is planning to build two offshore platforms (“Alpha” and “Beta”) near the offshore wind farms to be constructed off the coast of South-Holland.

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