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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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

Core CCR: Cooperation of 16 European TSOs to further integrate European Energy Markets

02/20/2017

Sixteen TSOs follow a decision of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) to combine the existing regional initiatives of former...

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TenneT awards first contract for mega “power outlets” for Dutch offshore grid to HSM Offshore

02/10/2017

HSM Offshore to construct offshore transformer station for Borssele Alpha project (700 MW) and optionally also for Borssele Beta project (700 MW).

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TenneT awards design and construction of innovative Wintrack II high-voltage pylons to Heijmans-Europoles and SPIE

02/08/2017

Transmission system operator TenneT has definitively awarded the contract to design and build the new Wintrack II high-voltage pylons to a ...

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TenneT as an employer

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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Corporate Social Responsibility

We aim to be among the best CSR-performing electricity transmission operators in Europe.

We take the responsibility to maintain grid stability and enhance the high-voltage infrastructure, enabling the large-scale use of renewables. Beyond contributing to reducing the overall carbon footprint of the Netherlands and Germany by facilitating the transition to renewable energy, we also taking measures to limit and compensate for our own impact.

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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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SuedOstLink (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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