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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Offshore 2030

By 2030, the originally planned capacity of 15 gigawatts of offshore wind energy will increase to 20 GW.

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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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News and press

Information for press and media.

Press officers



Ulrike Hörchens

Lead of Corporate Communications Germany


Jorrit de Jong

Media Relations


Mathias Fischer

Media Relations - Region North, Grid expansion Offshore & Onshore North, NordLink, Business


Markus Lieberknecht

Spokesperson - Bayern, Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Thüringen, SuedOstLink, Umspannwerke und Bauprojekte im Bestandsnetz


Eefje Van Gorp

Media Relations


Cornelia Junge

Spokesperson - Project Communication Offshore

Latest news

Transmission system operators submit second draft of network development plan 2035, Version 2021

26/04/21

  • Input from consultation phase incorporated into Network Development Plan
  • Grid analyses for long-term scenario B 2040 confirm need for grid expansion
  • Sta...

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NordLink – the "green cable" – between Germany and Norway is now fully in operation

12/04/21

  • Transmission system operators TenneT and Statnett take over the high-voltage direct current system for exchanging German wind energy with...

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Transition to sustainable energy becomes visible in electricity mix

08/04/21

Maarten Abbenhuis, TenneT's COO: "The energy transition is in full swing and is becoming increasingly visible in the electricity mix. We can see the...

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Facts & Figures

See our Annual Report for our facts and figures.

Visuals and videos

Footage of our assets and projects.

Gridmaps

Maps of our onshore and offshore grid.