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 feeds (RSS)

TenneT has several RSS-feeds available to keep you up to date. Please find below an overview of feeds.

RSS-feeds

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Latest news

TenneT meets German government’s offshore roll-out target ahead of schedule

08/12/2019

  • Offshore grid connection BorWin3 ready for feed-in since the beginning of August
  • Transmission capacity for offshore wind farms in the North Sea now...

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TenneT on track driving energy transition

07/30/2019

  • Continued high grid reliability, coupled with progress on unlocking flexibility and initiatives to optimise the use of existing grid infrastructure.
  • U...

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The North Sea "wind harvest" of the first half of 2019 exceeds the first half of 2018 by 16 percent

07/15/2019

  • Transmission of 9.51 terawatt hours from sea to land stable with a strong 15 percent of total wind power generation in Germany
  • TenneT calls for...

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