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.

Germany and Austria: Congestion management successfully launched

10/01/2018

Berlin, Bayreuth, Dortmund, Stuttgart, 1 October 2018. Today, congestion manage-ment for electricity trading at the German-Austrian border launched...

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German transmission system operators to charge national net-work fees for the first time

09/27/2018

As of 2019, network charges for the four German transmission system operators, 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, are to include a nation-wide...

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Go Live of congestion management on the German-Austrian Bidding Zone Border (DE-AT BZB) on 1st of October 2018

09/10/2018

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TenneT awards contract for Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid project to Van Oord and Hellenic Cables

09/06/2018

TenneT has selected the Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects / Hellenic Cables consortium to supply and install 220 kV subsea and onshore cables for...

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Balance maintenance with solar and wind energy, electric boilers and district heating

09/05/2018

TenneT will start investigating the options for offering local (sustainable) electricity generation capacity on the market for balance maintenance in...

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TenneT begins laying the NordLink subsea cable in the German North Sea

09/03/2018

  • First 99 kilometres of the “green link” to be wound out below the North Sea between Büsum dike and southwest of the Island of Sylt
  • Land cable section...

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