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 2030

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.

More Flexibility for the Electricity Grid: Austrian Power Grid (APG) Joins European Crowd Balancing Platform EQUIGY

01/02/21 12:35:25 News Innovation

The digital “crowd balancing platform” EQUIGY helps to manage the energy transition and makes it easier for new and small players to participate in markets for grid balancing and the redispatch…

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Viessmann and TenneT launch first project for smart use of heat and electricity

16/12/20 06:55:29 News Project Innovation

Stabilising the German power grid with smart heat pumps / Climate solution provider and transmission grid operator launch ViFlex pilot project / Bundling heat pumps and electricity storage units to…

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The Netherlands and Denmark explore opportunities for offshore energy hub together

15/12/20 17:10:54 News Innovation

The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an agreement of intent in which they agree to have TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet carry out further research into a joint energy hub in the North Sea. The…

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50Hertz and TenneT test Equigy Blockchain Platform for congestion management processes involving household systems

09/12/20 11:00:34 News Innovation

Bayreuth/Berlin, 3 December 2020 – The two transmission system operators 50Hertz and TenneT will jointly launch sustainable concepts in Germany to integrate small decentralised generators and storage…

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Open invitation for webinar: Electrons and Molecules – how to make it a love affair?

28/10/20 09:00:00 News Innovation

Many European Member States and the European Commission are in the middle of defining their hydrogen policies. Hopes are high that this new energy carrier will play an important role in reaching the…

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Deep Dig-It trencher buries cables to 5,5 metres depth for offshore grid connection

23/09/20 07:00:00 News Project Innovation

To the north of the Maasvlakte, TenneT is building the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid to connect new offshore wind farms. Four cables will have to be buried into the North Sea seabed for this…

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