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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Corporate brochures

TenneT annually produces a range corporate brochures to inform stakeholders on our activities and developments in the electricity sector.

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Living near High-Voltage installations (2 MB, pdf, 04/29/2016)

What are electrical and magnetic fields? Do they pose a health hazard? Has the government imposed a maximum field strength? You will find our answers to frequently asked questions in this brochure and we also set out our policy on magnetic fields and explain how we deal with them in our everyday work.

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Market Integration - Coupling of the European electricity markets (3 MB, pdf, 04/29/2016)

TenneT’s view of market integration in Europe

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Overhead line monitoring (629 KB, pdf, 04/29/2016)

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The Wintrack Pylon (1 MB, pdf, 04/29/2016)

An innovative solution for new high-voltage lines

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Technical publications

TenneT issues a large number of technical publications on both the electricity sector in general as specialised technical issues.

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Financial reports

TenneT publishes integrated reports, including financial statements and key figures, on an annual and semi-annual bases that give an insight into our financial and operational performance.

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Safety publications

In its safety brochures, TenneT provides an overview of the main safety issues affecting high-voltage pylons and lines, underground cables, electricity substations, and construction sites.

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