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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We are TenneT

Meet us

Press room

Information for press and media.

Press officers

Ulrike Hörchens

Pressesprecherin - Energiepolitik, Netzausbau national und SuedLink, Unternehmen, Finanzkommunikation

0049 (0)921 50740-4045

Jeroen Brouwers

Media Relations

+31 (0)26 373 26 00

Mathias Fischer

Pressesprecher - Region Nord, Netzausbau offshore sowie onshore Nord, NordLink, Unternehmen

0049 (0)921 50740-4044

Franscé Verdeuzeldonk

Media Relations

+31 (0)26 373 26 00

Markus Lieberknecht

Pressesprecher - Region Süd, Netzausbau onshore Süd, SuedOstLink, Wahle-Mecklar, Umspannwerke und Bauprojekte im Bestandsnetz

0049 (0)921 50740-4098

Cornelia Junge

Pressereferentin - Projektkommunikation Offshore

0049 (0)5132 89-2357

Henrike Lau

Pressereferentin - Projektkommunikation Offshore

0049 (0)5132 89-2265

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.

Latest news

Subsea cable pull-in of NordLink beneath Büsum dike (Germany) successfully completed

06/19/2019

  • TenneT is now starting on the successive laying of the underground cable section between Büsum Dike and the Wilster converter system (Germany)

  • The...

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XBID – 1st anniversary and announcement of 2nd Wave Go-Live

06/12/2019

XBID, the Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) solution, is one year old today! Since the successful go-live on June 12th/13th, 2018 over 16 million trades...

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TenneT goes green again: issues EUR 1.25 billion of green financing

05/20/2019

  • Green bond investors put in orders of more than EUR 5 billion
  • Financing re-affirms TenneT’s commitment to social responsibility
  • Largest corporate green...

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