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.

TenneT awards NRG contract for onshore cable connection of Hollandse Kust (West Beta) project

13/05/22 11:59:49 Project Dutch

Contractor combination NRG (Denys, Alsema and Van Vulpen) will realise the link between the offshore cables for the wind farm Hollandse Kust (west Beta) and the transformer station in Wijk aan Zee…

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Two significant milestones for offshore grid connection Hollandse Kust (zuid); Alpha ready to land offshore wind power and Beta topside installed

31/03/22 08:00:00 Project Dutch Offshore Project

Hollandse Kust (zuid) Alpha, TenneT’s high voltage connection for offshore wind farms Hollandse Kust (zuid) I and II is ready for use. TenneT completed the installation and energization of 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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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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TenneT scaling up transmission capacity standard to accelerate offshore wind deployment

18/01/21 10:22:53 Project Dutch

• New execution strategy prepares TenneT for drastic offshore wind expansion to meet EU climate targets • Innovative cooperation with market leads to 2GW transmission capacity standard • TenneT…

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Investments rising to EUR 4-5 billion a year in the next years - TenneT scaling up for European energy transition

31/07/20 08:45:00 News German Dutch

• TenneT invested EUR 1,408 million in the Dutch and German high-voltage grids in the first half of 2020, a 30% increase compared to the first half of 2019 (EUR 1,094 million). • Underlying…

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