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 24,500 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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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 42 million people.

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News

All press releases and updates.

Sail-out completed: TenneT’s 900 MW offshore platform DolWin kappa leaves shipyard in Cádiz

08/08/22 08:00:00 News Project

After just three years under construction, the offshore converter station is now on its way to the North Sea. / DolWin kappa is part of the DolWin6 grid connection system, which is scheduled to be…

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EUR 1.6 billion of grid investments for carbon neutral future amid strong focus on energy security

29/07/22 09:30:00 News

In the first half of 2022 within a complex and unpredictable external environment TenneT continued its strong efforts to drive the energy transition, investing EUR 1.6 billion in the grid and once…

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Offshore grid connection BorWin6: TenneT awards contracts for cable

05/07/22 15:00:00 News German

In the tendering process for the award of the contract to build the 235-kilometre-long offshore grid connection system BorWin6, TenneT has now also awarded the contract for cable pro-duction and…

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Offshore grid Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha and Beta ready for use

01/07/22 18:38:38 News Project Dutch

Celebrating a significant energy transition milestone at the Maasvlakte Celebrating a significant energy transition milestone at the Maasvlakte Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha and Beta, TenneT’s high…

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Ørsted offshore wind farm is the first to supply balancing capacity to German grid

19/05/22 13:00:00 News German

Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm is the first German offshore wind farm whose produced electricity is fed into the German electricity grid of transmission system operator TenneT in a…

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DolWin6: TenneT's offshore platform about to sail out

28/04/22 11:00:33 News Project German

TenneT and Siemens Energy confirm partnership at press briefing to mark next project milestone / TenneT COO Tim Meyerjürgens urges politicians to consistently accelerate grid expansion processes /…

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