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.

Tender 2GW high voltage stations big step towards 2050 climate neutral Europe

04/10/21 07:42:21 News Offshore Project

The European climate objectives are becoming more and more ambitious. If we want to meet the EU Fit for 55 targets, we need to speed up what we are doing three to four times. Offshore wind plays a…

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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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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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First steel cut for the offshore platform DolWin epsilon in Singapore - DolWin5 grid connection reaches important milestone

03/12/20 10:39:14 News Project Offshore Project

Start of construction for 11th direct current converter platform / Grid connection project with 900 megawatt capacity as a contribution to the energy transition / Completion of DolWin5 planned for…

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TenneT-CEO Manon van Beek welcomes Offshore Strategy of the European Commission

19/11/20 16:16:35 News Offshore Project

“We have no time to lose” – Comprehensive framework for international offshore energy projects is needed as soon as possible / TenneT contributes its expertise and sets new offshore standards…

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Offshore grid connection BorWin5: TenneT awards contracts for converter stations and cables

11/08/20 08:42:39 News Project German Offshore Project

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the…

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