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.

Installation of transformer platform can be carried out as planned - Research confirms: limited damage to foundations of Hollandse Kust (zuid)

24/03/22 11:08:07 News Project Safety

The installation of the second offshore transformer platform for the grid connection of wind farm Hollandse Kust (zuid) can be carried out as planned. TenneT has had investigations carried out on the…

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Update on damage to HKZ Beta platform jacket caused by collision with a cargo ship

09/02/22 12:52:33 Project Safety Dutch

On Monday 31 January, due to storm Corrie a cargo ship was cast adrift in the area where TenneT is building two transformer platforms (Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha and Beta) for the offshore grid…

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Ship adrift near TenneT platforms

01/02/22 14:40:10 Safety

On Monday 31 January, a cargo ship was cast adrift by storm Corrie in the area where TenneT is building two transformer platforms (Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha and Beta) for the connection of the wind…

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Van Oord wins TenneT Contractor Safety Award 2016

05/12/16 16:30:00 Safety

Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors has won TenneT’s Contractor Safety Award 2016. This will be TenneT’s first ever safety award given in recognition of the best safety performance by a…

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