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 23,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Offshore Outlook 2050

Already 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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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 42 million people.

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Royal glamour for NordLink

19/03/15 00:00:00 Project German Dutch

Dutch royal couple attends contract signing with contractor for NordLink converter and cable construction Partners TenneT, Statnett and KfW sign contract with ABB during visit by Willem-Alexander,…

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Green light for important electricity connection between Norway and Germany

10/02/15 00:00:00 Project German Dutch

Partners TenneT, Statnett, and KfW take final investment decision for NordLink, the first high-capacity power cable between Norway and Germany First direct connection between the German and…

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Energy consumption, production, imports and exports December 2014

19/01/15 00:00:00 Dutch

Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for December 2014: Electricity consumption: 99,064 Production: 84,130 Exports: 13,254 Imports: 28,188 Downloads Consumption levels measured by…

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TenneT well represented in organization of European TSOs

12/01/15 00:00:00 Dutch

Siem Bruijns, Managing DirectorMel Kroon, Chairman Supervisory Board The shareholders of the new services company for European Transmission System Operators (TSOs), TSCNET Services GmbH, have…

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