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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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 42 million people.

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We are TenneT

Meet us

Press room

Information for press and media.

Press officers



Ulrike Hörchens

Lead of Corporate Communications Germany


Eefje Van Gorp

Media Relations


Jorrit de Jong

Media Relations


Mathias Fischer

Spokesperson Corporate Communications Germany, Grid expansion offshore/onshore, energy policy


Eefje Van Gorp

Media Relations


Markus Lieberknecht

Spokesperson - Bayern, Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Thüringen, SuedOstLink, Umspannwerke und Bauprojekte im Bestandsnetz


Cornelia Junge

Spokesperson - Project Communication Offshore


Anjuli Walter

Spokesperson - Project Communication Offshore

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.

Videos

Latest news

The North Sea is becoming the powerhouse of Northwest Europe – Offshore wind energy as a central lever for the energy transition

20/01/21

  •  TenneT increases transmission capacity to more than 26,000 megawatts in the German and Dutch North Sea by 2030
  •  2020 North Sea "wind harvest" exceeds...

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TenneT scaling up transmission capacity standard to accelerate offshore wind deployment

18/01/21

  • New execution strategy prepares TenneT for drastic offshore wind expansion to meet EU climate targets
  • Innovative cooperation with market leads to 2GW...

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COBRAcable back in operation on January 8

07/01/21

The COBRAcable is planned to be back in operation on January 8, at 12:00. The COBRAcable directly connects the Dutch and Danish electricity networks...

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