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 meets German government’s offshore roll-out target ahead of schedule

12/08/19 11:45:36 News Project German Offshore Project

Offshore grid connection BorWin3 ready for feed-in since the beginning of August / Transmission capacity for offshore wind farms in the North Sea now amounts to 7.132 Gigawatts / German government’s…

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The North Sea "wind harvest" of the first half of 2019 exceeds the first half of 2018 by 16 percent

15/07/19 07:00:00 News Offshore Project

Transmission of 9.51 terawatt hours from sea to land stable with a strong 15 percent of total wind power generation in Germany / TenneT calls for greater expansion of offshore wind energy in Europe…

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The North Sea "wind harvest" of the first half of 2018 exceeds the first half of 2017 by more than five percent

12/07/18 08:00:00 News Projects Offshore Project

North Sea wind with 8.17 terawatt hours is stable with a strong 15 percent of total wind energy generation in Germany / Expansion of offshore wind farms is stagnating at previous year's level /…

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Gasunie to join North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium

13/09/17 11:00:00 Offshore Project Innovation

With Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie joining, the North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium – so far consisting of TenneT TSO B.V. (Netherlands), Energinet.dk (Denmark) and TenneT TSO GmbH (Germany) –…

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