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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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

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.

CFO Otto Jager to end his tenure at TenneT in the second half of 2021

05/02/21 07:30:00

After almost eight years of full dedication on the job, CFO Otto Jager has decided not to seek another four-year term as member of the Executive Board of TenneT Holding B.V. Jager started his…

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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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The North Sea is becoming the powerhouse of Northwest Europe – Offshore wind energy as a central lever for the energy transition

20/01/21 08:35:13 News Offshore Project

TenneT increases transmission capacity to more than 26,000 megawatts in the German and Dutch North Sea by 2030 / 2020 North Sea "wind harvest" exceeds previous year by more than twelve percent …

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TenneT scaling up transmission capacity standard to accelerate offshore wind deployment

18/01/21 10:22:53 Project Dutch

• New execution strategy prepares TenneT for drastic offshore wind expansion to meet EU climate targets • Innovative cooperation with market leads to 2GW transmission capacity standard • TenneT…

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TenneT and other leading European TSOs launch joint initiative to reduce Green House Gas emissions

18/12/20 09:33:46 News Projects German project

This Green House Gas reduction effort will tackle TSOs’ own carbon footprint while also addressing much greater opportunities at system level, driven by electrification and the integration of…

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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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