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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Press room

Information for press and media.

Spokespersons



Eefje Van Gorp

Media Relations


Jorrit de Jong

Media Relations


Mathias Fischer

Spokesperson - Grid expansion onshore & offshore, sector coupling, energy policy Northern Germany, flexibility & innovations


Ina-Isabelle Haffke

Spokesperson - Energy policy and industrial strategy Southern Germany, grid development plan, grid expansion onshore


Manuela Wolter

Spokesperson - Press Officer Energy Policy and Industrial Strategy Nationwide, Financing, Flexibility & Innovations

Latest news

TenneT has opened 2GW Program tender for 525 kV DC offshore Cable manufacturing and installation

06/12/21

  • 2 GW standard essential to meet increased Dutch and German 2030 offshore targets
  • TenneT starts tender of 525 kV DC offshore cable system for Dutch...

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Coordinating Remedial Actions In Core Region

30/11/21

TenneT together with other European Transmission System Operators (TSOs) of the Core Capacity Calculation Region (Core CCR) have taken another...

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TenneT and be.storaged to use flexibility of battery storage to support stable network operation

10/11/21

  • Battery storage helps to stabilize the electricity system by providing system services
  • Intelligent interaction of battery storage systems to support...

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Videos

Press kit

Facts & Figures

See our Annual Report for our facts and figures.

Visuals and videos

Footage of our assets and projects.

Gridmaps

Maps of our onshore and offshore grid.