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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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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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. 



Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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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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All press releases and updates.

Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for June 2015


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Invitation for the market consultation regarding the supply of a black-start facility in the south of the Netherlands


TenneT has been appointed grid operator of the national high voltage grid. As such, TenneT is tasked among other activities with coordinating the...

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Energy consumption, production, imports and exports January 2015


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DolWin1 completed: TenneT brings its fifth offshore grid connection into operation this year


  • Transmission capacity of offshore grid connections in the North Sea reaches 4,300 megawatts (MW)
  • Two thirds of the federal government's expansion...

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Invitation for supply of balancing power for the purpose of the solar eclipse on March 20th


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BritNed launches new and improved intraday auction process


  • BritNed improves Intraday nomination gate closures for customers
  • Launch date of 17 February 2015
  • Closer to real time at two hours

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