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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Innovations

Innovation is essential for the continued development of a robust electricity supply system.

Innovation at TenneT

Innovation of systems, services and technology is critical to enable TenneT to deal with the challenges in the energy market. For us, innovation is about successfully utilizing new ideas to create value for TenneT and society.

North Sea Infrastructure

TenneT presents Hub and Spoke concept for large scale wind energy on the North Sea.

HTS-cable

TenneT is planning to install two to four kilometres of underground superconducting high-voltage cable as part of the Dutch electricity grid.

PROMOTioN and MIGRATE

These programmes were initiated in response to new challenges related to the development of offshore power grids and the increasingly important role of solar and wind energy.