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. 

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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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We are TenneT

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Footage NordLink

1. Pictures

NordLink impressions 2015 to date (listed chronologically)

2. Videos

NordLink_Milestones_2018-2019_720p (683 MB, mp4, 10/18/2019)

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NordLink_Milestones_2018-2019_1080p (1 GB, mp4, 10/18/2019)

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NordLink_Milestones 2016_2017_720p (363 MB, mp4, 04/04/2018)

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NordLink_Milestones 2016_2017_1080p (645 MB, mp4, 09/04/2019)

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NordLink_undersea cable pull-in_best of_720p (222 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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NordLink_first undersea cable pull-in_1080p (623 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Converter construction site Wilster_June 2019_720p (139 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Converter construction site Wilster_June 2019_1080p (276 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Air photos_substation Wilster_June 2019_720p (106 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Air photos_substation Wilster_June 2019_1080p (173 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Undersea cable laying_May 2019_720p (160 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Undersea cable laying_May 2019_1080p (456 MB, mp4, 06/19/2019)

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Air photos_transport_Brunsbüttel-Wilster (1 GB, mp4, 06/08/2018)

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Shotliste „Luftaufnahmen Trafotransport Brunsbüttel‐Wilster vom 07.06.2018" (85 KB, pdf, 07/09/2018)

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Signing Cabel- and Convertor (1 GB, mov, 02/10/2015)

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Statement - Dr. Robert Habeck (8 MB, mp4, 08/26/2019)

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NordLink - the green power cable (366 MB, mp4, 07/12/2016)

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3. Info stuff & graphics

Factsheet: Benefits (432 KB, pdf, 01/31/2019)

Benefits of the NordLink interconnector

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NordLink - Technical Design (535 KB, jpg, 09/05/2018)

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Factsheet: Technical Design (171 KB, pdf, 01/31/2019)

Technical design of the first HVDC link between Germany and Norway

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NordLink - Sections (1 MB, jpg, 01/31/2018)

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