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.

SuedLink: Ready for the final decision on the corridor route

TenneT and TransnetBW present the results of detailed studies of corridor variants / Underground cable corridor is supposed to run from Schleswig-Holstein through western Lower Saxony, northern…

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TenneT begins laying the NordLink subsea cable in the German North Sea

03/09/18 10:00:00 Project German Interconnector

First 99 kilometres of the “green link” to be wound out below the North Sea between Büsum dike and southwest of the Island of Sylt / Land cable section between dike and Wilster converter station to…

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Steel colossus ready for transport to Borssele wind farm zone

30/07/18 09:41:55 News Project

Load-out of first ‘jacket’ for TenneT offshore transformer platform The 55-metre-high substructure or ‘jacket’ for TenneT’s first offshore platform in the Borssele wind farm zone has been completed.…

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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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Roadmap for development of offshore grid in 2024-2030 period

27/03/18 07:49:53 News Project

This week, the Dutch government presented its Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, setting out its plans for the further development of offshore wind energy in the 2024 2030 period. This week, the…

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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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