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 23,000 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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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. 

E-Insights

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 41 million people.

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News

All press releases and updates.

TenneT to invest an additional €215 mio in high voltage grid in the north of the Netherlands

10/10/2019

TenneT is planning to invest an additional €215 million in connection capacity for two GigaWatts (GW) of solar and wind farms in the north of...

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Port of Rotterdam’s power grid can be reinforced more efficiently and at a lower cost

10/10/2019

Over the next few decades, there will be a substantial increase in the demand for green and other electric power on the part of Rotterdam’s ...

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TSOs propose methodology, assumptions and alternative configurations for the upcoming European bidding zone review

10/08/2019

In the context of the European regulation on the internal market for electricity, part of the Clean Energy Package, the European TSOs will conduct a...

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Borssele Alpha offshore grid connection ready for North Sea wind power

09/05/2019

Borssele Alpha, TenneT’s first and at the same time largest connection system for wind farms on the Dutch North Sea is ready for operation. Exactly to...

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Green electricity flows between the Netherlands and Denmark

09/02/2019

As of delivery day 7 September, the so-called 'green cable' between the Netherlands and Denmark will be available for the electricity market. The...

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TenneT meets German government’s offshore roll-out target ahead of schedule

08/12/2019

  • Offshore grid connection BorWin3 ready for feed-in since the beginning of August
  • Transmission capacity for offshore wind farms in the North Sea now...

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