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 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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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. 



Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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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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We are TenneT

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Footage NordLink

Transpooling (1 GB, mp4, 09/26/2018)


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NordLink - Milestones (363 MB, mp4, 04/04/2018)

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NordLink - Impressions

Landing and preparation of transformer transport in Brunsbüttel harbour - 07.06.2018


Transformer transport from Brunsbüttel harbour to the Wilster converter plant - 07.06.2018

a) Moving image

Luftaufnahmen Trafo-Schwertransport (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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b) Shots

Contract signed with contractor - 19.03.2015

NordLink - King Willem–Alexander and Mel Kroon CEO TenneT (185 MB, mp4, 03/20/2015)

Handelskammer Hamburg: Dutch royal couple couple attends at contract signing with contractor for NordLink converter and cable construction.

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Photos cooperation contract NordLink - 10.02.2015


Press room

An overview: Information for press and media.

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