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 23,000 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 41 million people.

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News

All press releases and updates.

Recognition for NordLink

04/12/2019

Renowned international award for innovative public relations work by TenneT goes to "the green cable"

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Electricity prices on European wholesale markets increased in 2018

04/04/2019

Wholesale electricity market prices in Central Western European (CWE*) countries show an average increase of 24 percent. Dutch market prices rose...

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TenneT connects Dutch North Sea wind farms using the world’s highest capacity connections

04/05/2019

It was announced today that TenneT, as onshore and offshore transmission system operator, will connect 6.1 gigawatts of new offshore wind farms to...

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TenneT expands Supervisory Board, strengthening its European energy business experience

03/27/2019

TenneT has appointed three new members to its Supervisory Board: Edna Schöne, Essimari Kairisto and Stijn van Els. They will take up their new roles...

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima review concepts and plans for the North Sea Wind Power Hub

03/06/2019

Arnheim/Bayreuth/Bremerhaven. As part of the German-Dutch trade delegation meeting, Manon van Beek, CEO of the transmission system operator TenneT,...

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Tim Meyerjürgens appointed as COO in Executive Board TenneT

03/05/2019

Tim Meyerjürgens (1975) has been appointed as Chief Operations Officer (COO) in the Executive Board of TenneT Holding BV, next to Ben Voorhorst. Tim...

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