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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Right of way for green electricity: TenneT investigates bidirectional charging management for e-cars

13/07/21 11:47:27 News Innovation

TenneT continues successful pilot projects on the use of electromobility for the security of electricity supply as a partner in the joint research project "Bidirectional charging management - BDL" /…

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NewMotion is the first charge point operator licenced to deliver grid balancing services at megawatt scale

17/06/21 09:30:00 Innovation

Through its existing network of smart chargers, NewMotion will manage the charging speeds of thousands of electric vehicles (EVs) to balance the grid and reduce our reliance on fossil fuel Through…

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More Flexibility for the Electricity Grid: Austrian Power Grid (APG) Joins European Crowd Balancing Platform EQUIGY

01/02/21 12:35:25 News Innovation

The digital “crowd balancing platform” EQUIGY helps to manage the energy transition and makes it easier for new and small players to participate in markets for grid balancing and the redispatch…

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Viessmann and TenneT launch first project for smart use of heat and electricity

16/12/20 06:55:29 News Project Innovation

Stabilising the German power grid with smart heat pumps / Climate solution provider and transmission grid operator launch ViFlex pilot project / Bundling heat pumps and electricity storage units to…

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The Netherlands and Denmark explore opportunities for offshore energy hub together

15/12/20 17:10:54 News Innovation

The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an agreement of intent in which they agree to have TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet carry out further research into a joint energy hub in the North Sea. The…

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