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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Press room

Information for press and media.

Press officers

Ulrike Hörchens

Pressesprecherin - Energiepolitik, Netzausbau national und SuedLink, Unternehmen, Finanzkommunikation

0049 (0)921 50740-4045

Jeroen Brouwers

Jeroen Brouwers

Media Relations

+31 (0)26 373 26 00

Mathias Fischer

Pressesprecher - Region Nord, Netzausbau offshore sowie onshore Nord, NordLink, Unternehmen

0049 (0)921 50740-4044

Johanna Breuning

Johanna Breuning

Media Relations

+31 (0)26 373 26 00

Markus Lieberknecht

Pressesprecher - Netzausbau onshore Süd, SuedOstLink, Bauprojekte im Bestandsnetz, Umspannwerke

0049 (0)921 50740-4098

Cornelia Junge

Pressereferentin - Projektkommunikation Offshore

0049 (0)5132 89-2357

Henrike Lau

Pressereferentin - Projektkommunikation Offshore

0049 (0)5132 89-2265

Press kit

Facts & Figures

See our Annual Report for our facts and figures.

Visuals and videos

Footage of our assets and projects.

Gridmaps

Maps of our onshore and offshore grid.

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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