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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Lighting the way ahead together

We are committed to providing a secure and reliable supply of electricity, today and in the future and to playing our role to drive the energy transition.

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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

First steel cut for the offshore platform DolWin epsilon in Singapore - DolWin5 grid connection reaches important milestone

12/03/2020

  • Start of construction for 11th direct current converter platform
  • Grid connection project with 900 megawatt capacity as a contribution to the energy...

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Update repairs COBRAcable

11/27/2020

The COBRAcable is a 325 km long submarine direct current (interconnector) that directly connects the Dutch and Danish electricity networks since 2019....

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“Greener” purchasing: TenneT and six other European transmission system operators make an appeal to suppliers

11/23/2020

  • Open letter calls for switch to sustainable products and solutions
  • A clear signal encouraging the market to deliver more environmentally friendly...

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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

Are you eager to work at the leading edge of the European energy sector?

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