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 delivering on projects enabling the energy transition with record green financing in first half of 2021

29/07/21 19:47:55 News

TenneT invested EUR 1,615 million in the Dutch and German high-voltage grids in the first half of 2021, a 14.7% increase compared to the first half of 2020 (EUR 1,408 million). Underlying operating…

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Offshore share of total wind energy yield increases despite low wind in first half of 2021

26/07/21 10:00:00 News

North Sea wind is becoming increasingly important for the success of the energy transition / TenneT is building 16 more offshore grid connections by 2030, increasing transmission capacity to around…

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Right of way for green electricity: TenneT investigates bidirectional charging management for e-cars

13/07/21 11:47:27 News Innovation

TenneT continues successful pilot projects on the use of electromobility for the security of electricity supply as a partner in the joint research project "Bidirectional charging management - BDL" /…

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8 leading European transmission system operators launch a common initiative to support the energy system to reach carbon neutrality

12/07/21 11:00:00 News

They have published a joint paper that highlights the key enabling role TSOs are playing in the establishment of a climate-neutral society by 2050 Reducing their carbon footprint and developing…

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Beta jacket for offshore power socket Hollandse Kust (zuid) installed

28/06/21 09:00:00 News Project

The second jacket of TenneT's offshore transformer platform for the wind farm Hollandse Kust (zuid) has arrived at its final destination and has been installed, some 22 kilometres off the coast of…

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NewMotion is the first charge point operator licenced to deliver grid balancing services at megawatt scale

17/06/21 09:30:00 Innovation

Through its existing network of smart chargers, NewMotion will manage the charging speeds of thousands of electric vehicles (EVs) to balance the grid and reduce our reliance on fossil fuel Through…

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