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 22,500 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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Energy transition

Wind turbines and solar panels are the physical signs of consumers’ growing desire for clean, renewable energy.

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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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Our grid

We are constantly working on improving our high-voltage grid.

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Innovation

Dealing with the challenges in the energy market.

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Transparency

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

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Latest news

Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for May 2018

06/18/2018

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for May 2018.

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European Cross-Border Intraday (XBID) Solution and 10 Local Implementation Projects successful go-live.

06/14/2018

Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) are pleased to announce that XBID was successfully launched on...

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innogy and TenneT investigate future connection to an international Wind Power Hub

06/13/2018

innogy and Dutch TSO TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border...

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Annual Report 2017

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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De verbinding is inmiddels weer in bedrijf genomen. t.co/7YKlcrwcQa - 7 d

Door uitval verbinding #stroomstoring #eindhoven. excuus voor het ongemak. De oorzaak wordt onderzocht. - 7 d

innogy en TenneT onderzoeken toekomstige aansluitingen op internationale Wind Power Hub. t.co/v4jfIntZ3n t.co/TGsXCQ4kMF - 11 d

TenneT en Vattenfall onderzoeken mogelijkheden voor verbinding tussen offshore-stations in Nederland en Verenigd Koninkrijk. t.co/xq16Fr9Kws t.co/CCe3UiNyYF - 11 d

Een prachtig, mooi en verdiend moment voor onze CEO van #TenneT Mel Kroon: t.co/MNLxyHktxz t.co/FEG0Y8UFWZ - 24 d

#WaterstofCoalitie: #GroeneWaterstof hoort thuis in het nieuwe #klimaatakkoord. t.co/JWPgy9Y9XX t.co/4SBA5UekIu - 24 d

TenneT issues EUR 1.25 billion of Green Bonds. t.co/vKbAVtq158 - 32 d

De stroomstoring van TenneT is verholpen. De spanning op de verbindingen is hersteld. De oorzaak van de storing is nog onbekend en zijn we verder aan het onderzoeken. Liander is bezig de stroomvoorziening naar alle klanten in het getroffen gebied te herstellen. - 56 d

Als u bij een storing langer dan 4 uur zonder stroom of gas zit, krijgt u automatisch compensatie voor het ongemak. Deze verloopt bij de huidige situatie via Liander. Op de site van Liander kunt u bekijken wanneer u op compensatie recht heeft en hoe u deze krijgt. - 56 d

De storing tussen de verbindingen Bijlmer Zuid-Vensterweg en Bijlmer Zuid-Amstelveen die om 00:42 uur is ontstaan, is helaas nog niet verholpen. De oorzaak is nog niet bekend. Wij doen er alles aan om het probleem zo snel mogelijk op te lossen. Onze excuses voor het ongemak. - 56 d

Om 0:42 uur zijn de 150 kV-verbindingen Bijlmer Zuid-Vensterweg en Bijlmer Zuid-Amstelveen uitgevallen. Totaal gaat het om 38 MW. De oorzaak is nog onbekend. We doen er alles aan om het probleem z.s.m. op te lossen. Excuses voor het ongemak. - 56 d

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Primeur voor #TenneT en #Joulz: voor het eerst in NL wordt er aan een hoogspanningsverbinding gewerkt met de spanning er nog op! t.co/cUj9qL2h27 t.co/JeKpktFxDr - 62 d

Vandaag is het jaarverslag 2017 van #CertiQ 2017, met het thema #commitment, gepubliceerd. CertiQ certificeert in 2017 een recordhoeveelheid #groenestroom. t.co/qxfJgNaBBP - 73 d

#TenneT en #BAM verwelkomen vandaag 55 'girls' van het Da Vinci college in Leiderdorp #Girlsday2018 in de wereld van elektriciteit en techniek t.co/1QhWzkKnR6 - 73 d

Market Review 2017: Elektriciteit in Nederland relatief goedkoop. t.co/qeCCp7zCDY t.co/DdtrDylk3J - 80 d

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