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 over 22,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Grid maps

Maps of our onshore and offshore high-voltage grid.

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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

Energy transition

Wind turbines and solar panels are the physical signs of consumers’ growing desire for clean, renewable energy.

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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 41 million people.

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News

All press releases and updates.

CertiQ certificeert in 2017 een recordhoeveelheid groene stroom

04/12/2018 12:46:51 PM Market

Groene energie is een groeimarkt. Dat blijkt ook uit het jaarverslag over 2017 van CertiQ die als enige organisatie in Nederland bevoegd is om hernieuwbare elektriciteit en warmte te certificeren om...

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TenneT op zoek naar pilot deelnemers voor regelvermogen

04/09/2018 03:30:13 PM Market Dutch

Partijen die regelvermogen willen leveren, maar op dit moment niet in staat zijn te voldoen aan de productspecificaties uiteengezet door TenneT, kunnen zich vanaf nu tóch melden bij TenneT. ...

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Electricity relatively cheap in the Netherlands

04/05/2018 10:00:00 AM Market

Particularly in winter the Netherlands and Germany had lower electricity prices – in some instances much lower – than other countries in the region. Countries with good high-voltage connections with...

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Roadmap for development of offshore grid in 2024-2030 period

03/27/2018 07:49:53 AM 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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Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for January 2018

03/23/2018 03:53:08 PM Market

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for January 2018. Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for January 2018. Electricity consumption: 100,782Production: 88,501Import:...

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TenneT: Wind power in Dutch North Sea possible without subsidies

03/20/2018 01:48:07 PM News

TenneT congratulates Vattenfall on winning the call for tenders for the construction of offshore wind farms on Sites I and II in the Holland Coast (South) wind farm zone. Holland Coast (South)...

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