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 over 22,000 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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News feeds (RSS)

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

RSS-feeds

The following feeds are available in English:

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Latest news

TenneT increases offshore capacities to 5,332 megawatts - The 2017 North Sea wind harvest exceeds previous year by 47%

01/15/2018

  • TenneT has now achieved more than 82% of the Federal Government offshore-expansion target for 2020
  • North Sea wind reaches a significant 15.9% of total...

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European Cross-Border Intraday (XBID) Solution and 10 Local Implementation Projects to go-live in March 2018.

01/10/2018

Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators
(TSOs) have announced the 13th March 2018 as the target date for the...

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Mel Kroon to step down as CEO of TenneT after 16 years

01/08/2018

Mel Kroon (60) will step down as CEO of TenneT in the second half of 2018. TenneT's Supervisory Board has started the search for a successor to Mr...

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