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 23,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Offshore Outlook 2050

Already by 2030, the originally planned capacity of 15 gigawatts of offshore wind energy will increase to 20 GW.

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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 42 million people.

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We are TenneT

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1. Pictures

NordLink Opening Ceremony

From left: Daniel Günther (Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank), Peter Altmaier (Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy), Manon van Beek (CEO TenneT), Angela Merkel (German Chancellor), Erna Solberg (Prime Minister of Norway), Hilde Tonne (CEO Statnett), Tina Bru (Minister of Energy of Norway), Jon Fredrik Baksaas (Chairman of the Board of Directors Statnett)

Moderator Marco Seiffert

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Manon van Beek (CEO TenneT)

From left: Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Manon van Beek (CEO TenneT), Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank)

 

From left: Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank)

 

From left: Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT), on screen speaking from Arnheim/the Netherlands Manon van Beek (CEO TenneT), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank)

From left: Moderator Marco Seiffert, Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank)

 

From left: Daniel Günther (Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein), Markus Scheer (Management Board Member of the KfW IPEX-Bank), Peter Altmaier (Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy), Manon van Beek (CEO TenneT), Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) and Erna Solberg (Prime Minister of Norway), Hilde Tonne (CEO Statnett), Tina Bru (Minister of Energy of Norway), Jon Fredrik Baksaas (Chairman of the Board of Directors Statnett)

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Hilde Tonne (CEO Statnett)

 

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Daniel Günther (Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein)

 

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy of Schleswig-Holstein)

 

Moderator Marco Seiffert and Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT)

 

Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT)

 

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) and Erna Solberg (Prime Minister of Norway)

 

Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Angela Merkel (German Chancellor)

 

Press conference (from left): Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy of Schleswig-Holstein), Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT) and Peter Altmaier (Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy)

 

Press conference (from left): Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy of Schleswig-Holstein), Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT) and Peter Altmaier (Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy)

Press conference (from left): Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy of Schleswig-Holstein), Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT)

Press conference (from left): Moderator Marco Seiffert, on screen Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy of Schleswig-Holstein), Tim Meyerjürgens (COO TenneT)

NordLink project photos 2015 to date (listed chronologically)

2. Videos

NordLink Milestones 2015-2021 (465 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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NordLink Milestones 2015-2021 (clean) (463 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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Wilster - Energy Hub of the North (230 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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Wilster - Energy Hub of the North (clean) (227 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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Wilster converter station inside – outside (clean) (463 MB, mp4, 10/05/21)

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Wilster converter station outdoor aerial view (clean) (546 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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NordLink Milestones 2020 (1 GB, mp4, 07/05/21)

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NordLink Milestones 2018/2019 (636 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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NordLink Milestones 2016/2017 (645 MB, mp4, 25/05/21)

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NordLink - the "green Link" (562 MB, mp4, 27/04/17)

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NordLink underground cable explanatory film (1 GB, mp4, 20/10/20)

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3. Factsheets

NordLink Stakeholder Benefits (2 MB, pdf, 07/05/21)

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NordLink Technical Design (256 KB, pdf, 07/05/21)

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NordLink FAQ (3 MB, pdf, 07/05/21)

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NordLink Graphic Technical Design (535 KB, jpg, 07/05/21)

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NordLink Sections (1 MB, jpg, 07/05/21)

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