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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Employees

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

‘Empowered by You’

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. To fulfil our mission and commitment to society, we empower our people to perform, connecting their personal ambitions to our strategic goals. In return, we create a safe, healthy, stimulating and energising place to work.

We call this vision ‘Empowered by You’. It focuses on four areas: talented employees, inspiring leaders, a stimulating work environment and teamwork for excellence. In the rapidly-changing energy environment, TenneT needs to be responsive, anticipate developments and make faster decisions.

For more information about a career within TenneT, please visit: werkenbijtennet.nl or karriere.tennet.eu.

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Stakeholders

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.

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Environment

It is TenneT’s task to transport electricity safely, efficiently and with minimum impact on the environment. 

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TenneT continuously looking for innovations and opportunities to improve the level of CSR. We report on our CSR performance yearly.

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