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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Dutch market

Some items you might be looking for, and information about the Dutch market.

Highlights Dutch market

The high-voltage grid is the backbone of the electricity supply system, connecting electricity producers to consumers, connecting and integrating electricity markets. TenneT manages the high-voltage grid in the Netherlands and large parts of Germany. A secure and continuous supply of electricity is the key objective of our operations.

Registers

Register of acknowledged parties having programme-responsibility.

JAO

In order to use the obtained capacity in an auction performed by JAO, please note the following.

PKI certificates

All digital information exchanged between TenneT and other electricity market participants is secured by public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates.

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History BRP register

History of the register of acknowledged parties having balance responsibility.

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Balance responsibility

Connected parties are responsible for informing grid administrators of their planned electricity production, consumption and transport needs.

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Programme responsible parties

At the end of every day, the programme responsible parties measure their actual electricity production or consumption and report this to TenneT.

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