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.

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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Contract awarded for advanced cable connecting wind farm and converter station at sea

14/12/20 16:03:50 News Project Offshore Project

TenneT uses the further developed 1,200 square millimeters cable conductor cross-section offshore the first time / Cable with 100 kilograms per meter enables more efficient single connections /…

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TenneT calls for increased efforts on accelerating the energy transition to enable the raised European goal of 55% emission reductions by 2030

11/12/20 10:56:09 News

TenneT calls for increased efforts on accelerating the energy transition to enable the raised European goal of 55% emission reductions by 2030 TenneT recognizes the importance of a higher 2030…

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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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TenneT starts Trial Operation of NordLink

08/12/20 12:05:48 News Project

The Green Cable is now integrated into the European electricity market / The completion of the electricity link to exchange Norwegian hydro and German wind power is scheduled for spring 2021 /…

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