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.

Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for July 2018

08/20/2018

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for July 2018.

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EIB reaffirms support for Nordlink interconnector with EFSI-backing

08/14/2018

  • European Investment Bank (EIB) closes a EUR 100m single investor tap of TenneT's 2017 hybrid bond to support the construction of NordLink...

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Steel colossus ready for transport to Borssele wind farm zone

07/30/2018

Load-out of first ‘jacket’ for TenneT offshore transformer platform. The 55-metre-high substructure or ‘jacket’ for TenneT’s first offshore platform...

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TenneT intensifies investments for energy transition

07/25/2018

  • TenneT is accelerating the realization of large-scale sustainable electricity projects in the Dutch sector of the North Sea and on the German...

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Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for June 2018

07/23/2018

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for June 2018.

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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

07/12/2018

TenneT sees optimisation potential through the tendering of free capacities for offshore grid connections
  • North Sea wind with 8.17 terawatt hours is...

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