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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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 23,000 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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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. 



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

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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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EMTN programme

Through the EMTN programme TenneT Holding B.V. can issue senior bonds from time to time to raise financing on the capital market.

TenneT Holding B.V. has launched a Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) programme in 2010. The EMTN programme enables TenneT Holding B.V. to issue Euro Medium Term Notes. The current programme size is EUR 15 billion. The Dutch regulator for the Financial Markets (AFM) has approved the prospectuses which are valid for 1 year following the date of approval.

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EMTN prospectuses and Green Bond framework

EMTN Base Prospectus 2019 (1 MB, PDF, 04/23/2019)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2018 (981 KB, PDF, 05/03/2018)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2017 (2 MB, pdf, 04/10/2017)

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Green Bond framework (66 KB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2016 (1 MB, pdf, 05/23/2016)

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Supplement 3 October 2016 to the base prospectus (253 KB, pdf, 10/03/2016)

Dated 23 may 2016

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2015 (988 KB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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20131023_Approved_Supplement_TenneT_Holding_B_V.pdf (310 KB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2013 (1,022 KB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2011 (1,020 KB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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EMTN Base Prospectus 2010 (2 MB, pdf, 05/18/2016)

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Key figures

Our key financial figures of the past three years.

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Financial strategy

Our financial strategy is aimed at maintaining an ‘A’ credit rating or higher and generating an acceptable return on investment in line with our risk profile.

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Security of supply is our responsibility