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 23,000 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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E-Insights

Our vision is to be one of the most transparent Transmission System Operators (TSO) in Europe and thereby creating value for society. In this Energy Insights section we present selected energy related topics and show data, information and valuable insights. 

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E-Insights

Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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Company

TenneT is a leading European electricity transmission system operator (TSO), with activities in the Netherlands and in Germany. We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity in our high-voltage grid for some 41 million people.

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We are TenneT

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We are TenneT

We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity
in our high-voltage grid for some 41 million people.

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Jobs

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Innovation

Dealing with the challenges in the energy market.

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E-insights

Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market.

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Latest news

The North Sea "wind harvest" of the first half of 2019 exceeds the first half of 2018 by 16 percent

07/15/2019

  • Transmission of 9.51 terawatt hours from sea to land stable with a strong 15 percent of total wind power generation in Germany
  • TenneT calls for...

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TenneT congratulates Vattenfall

07/12/2019

TenneT warmly congratulates Vattenfall as the winner of the tender for the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3 and 4. This is another ...

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North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium presents achievable solution to meet climate goals

07/09/2019

Studies prove that series of smaller 'energy islands' are most efficient.

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Annual Report 2018

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20 years TenneT

Looking back at 20 years of achievement in the European electricity market

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TenneT Virtual Vision

Virtual Vision Berlin – located within the TenneT representation in the German capital – creates a mixed-reality experience and gives its visitors unique, interactive insights into the tasks and challenges of a European transmission system operator.

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TenneT as an employer

Working at TenneT

Are you eager to work at the leading edge of the European energy sector? TenneT is looking for enthusiastic professionals who wish to push back frontiers and broaden their horizons.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

We aim to be among the best CSR-performing electricity transmission operators in Europe.

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.

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Our projects

Randstad 380 kV Noordring (Netherlands)

TenneT is constructing the Randstad 380 kV high-voltage connection to make sure the grid is “future-proof”. 

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SuedOstLink (Germany)

Information on the HGÜ-Connection from Sachsen-Anhalt to Bayern.

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Hollandse Kust (Netherlands)

TenneT is planning to build two offshore platforms (“Alpha” and “Beta”) near the offshore wind farms to be constructed off the coast of South-Holland.

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