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 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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TenneT increases offshore wind energy connection capacity to 7,132 megawatts

13/01/20 10:12:18 News Projects German Offshore Project

Expansion target of the federal government for 2020 already more than achieved / The transmission capacity will increase to almost 10,000 megawatts by 2025 / The 2019 North Sea “wind harvest” exceeds…

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SuedLink: Ready for the final decision on the corridor route

TenneT and TransnetBW present the results of detailed studies of corridor variants / Underground cable corridor is supposed to run from Schleswig-Holstein through western Lower Saxony, northern…

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Transmission system operators publish first draft of Grid Development Plan 2030, Version 2019

04/02/19 14:00:00 News Projects German

Four-week consultation process for Grid Development Plan (GDP) to start / Plan ensures incorporating 65 per cent of renewables, taking into account stipulations of German Climate Action Plan 2050 /…

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The North Sea "wind harvest" of the first half of 2018 exceeds the first half of 2017 by more than five percent

12/07/18 08:00:00 News Projects Offshore Project

North Sea wind with 8.17 terawatt hours is stable with a strong 15 percent of total wind energy generation in Germany / Expansion of offshore wind farms is stagnating at previous year's level /…

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