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 over 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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Our responsibility

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.

Sustainable future

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.

Based on stakeholders' input and TenneT's perspective, four CSR pillars are identified.

Markets

For TenneT, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is to create a sustainable future for all our internal and external stakeholders, since it stands for the social responsible business practices of a company balancing people, planet and profit.

Society

It is TenneT’s job to keep the lights on, underpinning the fabric of our society and guaranteeing the supply of electricity to 41 million end-users. We take this responsibility very seriously and reach out to all our stakeholders to keep society connected, now and in the future.

Environment

To power homes and businesses, energy has to travel long distances across many different landscapes. This inevitably has an effect on the environment. As a company, we are aware of our responsibility to take care of the environment and to limit the impact within our reasonable abilities.

Employees

TenneT wants to be an employer of choice, creating one of the best places to work in the European energy sector. Committed and dedicated people are key to our continued success and growth.

Contact

Margriet Rouhof

CSR Officer

+31 26 37 31 591