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 TSO B.V. intends to launch the process for contracting Reactive Power for 2021

04/09/20 13:32:20 News Project Innovation

TenneT hereby invites potential suppliers to express their interest in the process for contracting Reactive Power for 2021 TenneT hereby invites potential suppliers to express their interest in the…

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Offshore grid connection BorWin5: TenneT awards contracts for converter stations and cables

11/08/20 08:42:39 News Project German Offshore Project

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the…

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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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Offshore grid connection Borssele Beta ready to land offshore wind power

30/07/20 09:00:00 News Project

Borssele Beta, TenneT’s high voltage connection for offshore wind farms Borssele III, IV and V is ready for use. Blauwwind (Borssele III & IV) and Two Towers (Borssele V) can connect the wind…

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TenneT records a more than 21 % increase in offshore wind energy transmission and sets new standard for the future

27/07/20 11:56:18 News

Transmission of 11.51 terawatt hours from sea to land accounts for a good 15 percent of total wind power generation in Germany / TenneT is investing more than 10 billion euros in new technical…

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SuedLink: Contract awarded for plastic-insulated 525 kV underground cables

29/06/20 08:29:21 News Project German

TenneT and TransnetBW invest approx. €2 billion in state-of-the-art cable technology / Contracts awarded to NKT and Prysmian / Major step closer to implementation for SuedLink TenneT and TransnetBW…

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