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.

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports December 2014

01/19/2015

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Invitation for the supply of incident reserve (R3) Q2 2016

02/22/2016

TenneT TSO B.V. intends to launch the process for contracting incident reserve (R3) for Q2 2016.

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

01/25/2016

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TenneT well represented in organization of European TSOs

01/12/2015

  • Siem Bruijns, Managing Director
  • Mel Kroon, Chairman Supervisory Board

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New cost-efficient power cable represents world first for TenneT

01/26/2016

  • New cable design to be immediately applied in Randstad 380 kV North Ring project
  • Cost reduction achieved by using aluminium core instead of...

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TenneT concludes contracts with Prysmian and Siemens for construction of ‘green’ subsea cable between Netherlands and Denmark

02/01/2016

Dutch Transmission System Operator (TSO) TenneT and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have signed contracts with Siemens and Prysmian for the...

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