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 over 22,500 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. 


Energy transition

Wind turbines and solar panels are the physical signs of consumers’ growing desire for clean, renewable energy.

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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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Financial news

All financial related news.

TenneT successfully issues inaugural EUR 500m Green Schuldscheine

05/12/2016 09:00:00 AM

TenneT Holding B.V. (rated A3/A-) today successfully completed its inaugural Green Schuldschein issue. The EUR 500m Schuldschein, a type of privately-placed German debt similar to a bond, was issued...

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Investments TenneT for tomorrow's onshore and offshore electricity grid reach all-time high

03/08/2016 09:53:00 AM

Arnhem, The Netherlands – During 2015 TenneT delivered very high grid reliability again, in combination with a robust financial performance. Despite a rare and regrettable power outage in the...

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Announcement Annual Results 2015 and Annual Report 2015

02/16/2016 10:19:00 AM German Dutch

On March 8, TenneT publishes its annual results and integrated annual report for the year 2015. On that day also a press conference is scheduled. Interested journalists are welcome and can...

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Standard and Poor's revised TenneT's hybrid equity content back to intermediate

12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM German Dutch

Following TenneT's waiver of certain call option rights in its hybrid on 14 December 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised the equity content of TenneT's hybrid back to...

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Waiver of Rights in relation to outstanding Perpetual Capital Securities

12/14/2015 11:11:00 AM German Dutch

On 27 October 2015, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (“S&P”) revised the equity content that they have assigned on several corporate hybrids including TenneT's €500,000,000 Reset Perpetual...

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Standard & Poor's changed equity content of TenneT's hybrid capital, A- credit rating re-confirmed

10/28/2015 11:31:00 AM German Dutch

In a statement published yesterday, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (“S&Ps”) announced that it has revised the equity content from ‘Intermediate’ (50%) to ‘Minimal’ (0%) for a number of...

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