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 22,000 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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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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Data Dashboard

We provide data to serve our customers and society.

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Latest news

NordLink: Launch of laying the ‘green link’

08/01/2017

  • First few kilometres laid on the seabed in the Norwegian Vollesfjord - cable lay vessel is heading for Germany
  • Construction of the direct current...

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TenneT gives strong impulse to European collaboration and digitalisation of the electricity system to facilitate energy transition

07/28/2017

  • Steady steps taken towards international collaboration to unlock large scale offshore wind energy
  • Innovative projects based on block chain technology...

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DONG Energy and TenneT sign first offshore grid connection agreement

07/07/2017

TSO TenneT and wind farm developer DONG Energy have signed the grid connection agreement for the wind farm Borssele 1 & 2 off the coast of the Dutch...

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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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#TenneT presenteert HY Results 2017. Focus: Europese samenwerking en blockchain voor faciliteren energietransitie… t.co/uLK3ZPYEpe - 23 d

#TenneT installeert TIENDE offshore aansluiting (#DolWin3) van 900 MW (1 miljoen huishoudens) voor windparken… t.co/hEcFExLK9O - 39 d

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