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 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.

TenneT and be.storaged to use flexibility of battery storage to support stable network operation

10/11/21 10:01:13 News Project Innovation

Battery storage helps to stabilize the electricity system by providing system services / Intelligent interaction of battery storage systems to support congestion management in the transmission…

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Award for NordLink: Digital opening ceremony with Chancellor Merkel sets new standards in media relations

05/11/21 10:22:16 News Project German

NordLink - the "green cable" - receives "PR Report Award 2021” / TenneT's digital-hybrid press event marks a milestone in Corona times in the "Technology and Innovation" category NordLink - the…

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The wind power booster: TenneT presents 6-gigawatt hub to accelerate offshore expansion targets

29/10/21 13:23:32 News Project German

The wind power booster realises acceleration potential of three years for Germany's ambitious climate targets / Energy Ministers Olaf Lies and Jan Philipp Albrecht and Economics Senator Kristina Vogt…

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Underwater robot laying cables successfully crossed the Rotterdam Maasmond to connect Hollandse Kust (zuid)

02/08/21 08:00:00 Project Dutch

North of the Maasvlakte, TenneT is developing the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid for the connection of new wind farms. Four offshore cables will be buried in the North Sea bed. For the first ten…

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Beta jacket for offshore power socket Hollandse Kust (zuid) installed

28/06/21 09:00:00 News Project

The second jacket of TenneT's offshore transformer platform for the wind farm Hollandse Kust (zuid) has arrived at its final destination and has been installed, some 22 kilometres off the coast of…

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SuedOstLink: Orders placed for converters near Landshut and Magdeburg

31/05/21 12:00:00 News Project German

50Hertz and TenneT’s direct current project reaches important milestone / Siemens receives order for converter stations 50Hertz and TenneT’s direct current project reaches important milestone Siemens…

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