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

TenneT investigates biodiversity improvement at North Sea cable intersections

10/15/2020

TenneT starts a pilot designed to improve biodiversity at cable intersections in the North Sea. In cooperation with offshore specialist Van Oord,...

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Deep Dig-It trencher buries cables to 5,5 metres depth for offshore grid connection

09/23/2020

To the north of the Maasvlakte, TenneT is building the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid  to connect new offshore wind farms. Four cables will have...

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National Grid and TenneT to jointly develop vision to link offshore wind farms to Britain and the Netherlands

09/22/2020

National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid plc, and Dutch Transmission System Operator TenneT have today (22 Sept),...

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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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