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 23,500 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 42 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 42 million people.

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Jobs

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Innovation

Essential to drive the energy transition.

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Principles

Ownership. Connection. Courage.

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Latest news

The FCR cooperation reaches the next milestone in the development of the largest FCR market in Europe

06/30/2020

The daily D-1 auctions for FCR with 4-hour products started successfully.

50Hertz, Amprion, APG, Elia, RTE, Swissgrid, TenneT, TransnetBW announce...

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SuedLink: Contract awarded for plastic-insulated 525 kV underground cables

06/29/2020

  • TenneT and TransnetBW invest approx. €2 billion in state-of-the-art cable technology
  • Contracts awarded to NKT and Prysmian
  • Major step closer to...

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ENGIE Fabricom-Iemants consortium wins tender for Hollandse Kust (north) offshore platform

06/02/2020

A consortium of the Belgian companies ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants will supply the offshore platform for the Hollandse Kust (North) wind farm. TenneT...

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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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EQUIGY

Equigy helps balance the grid and ensure security of supply for the energy transition. It uses blockchain technology to access, via aggregators, new sources of electricity from the owners of consumer-based devices.

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Transparency pages

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Innovations at TenneT

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Our onshore projects

We are building the energy transition.

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Our offshore projects

TenneT is the biggest investor in the energy transition.

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Working at TenneT

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