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 launches seven transformer transports from Brunsbüttel to Wilster for the NordLink subsea cable connection to Norway

31/05/18 14:36:56 News Project German

The first of the 225-tonne transformers will be delivered on the evening of 07 June 2018 by road transport / Exchange between German wind energy and Norwegian hydropower The first of the 225-tonne…

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TenneT, The Mobility House and Nissan work together on stabilising the power grid

13/03/18 09:06:43 German Innovation

13 March 2018. The increase of renewable energies and e-mobility is creating a challenge for security of supply: the key is to coordinate power generation and power consumption and, at the same time,…

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TenneT increases offshore capacities to 5,332 megawatts - The 2017 North Sea wind harvest exceeds previous year by 47%

15/01/18 18:50:09 German

TenneT has now achieved more than 82% of the Federal Government offshore-expansion target for 2020 / North Sea wind reaches a significant 15.9% of total wind energy generation in Germany / Maximum…

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Europe's first blockchain project to stabilize the power grid launches: TenneT and sonnen expect results in 2018

02/11/17 13:36:49 German Innovation

TenneT uses decentralized home energy storage systems networked via blockchain technology to stabilize the power grid / First flexible use of energy storage provided by sonnen to stabilize the power…

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Roofing ceremony for NordLink converter building The green direct current connection between Germany and Norway is now becoming visible

06/10/17 08:46:45 Project German

Key project for the energy transition and integration of the European energy market / Exchange between German wind energy and Norwegian hydropower Key project for the energy transition and…

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TenneT transfers approximately 7.77 terawatt hours of wind energy from the North Sea to the shore in the first half of 2017

28/08/17 09:22:20 German

North Sea ‘wind harvest’ in the first half of 2017 exceeds the first half of 2016 by 50% North Sea ‘wind harvest’ in the first half of 2017 exceeds the first half of 2016 by 50% North Sea wind…

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