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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Project news

All project related news.

European Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC) Parties confirm successful 2nd wave go-live

11/28/2019 09:48:33 AM News Project

Significant increases in traded volumes reported across the 7 countries which joined the SIDC coupling last week. Pan-European trading now in place across 21 countries coupled through SIDC. System...

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TenneT and BMW: Right of way for green energy thanks to intelligent charging control of electric cars

11/07/2019 08:00:00 AM News Project German Innovation

Joint pilot project shows the potential of intelligent charging control for electric cars in supporting grid stability / Digital integration makes electromobility an important component of the energy...

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Green electricity flows between the Netherlands and Denmark

09/02/2019 07:34:33 AM Project

As of delivery day 7 September, the so-called 'green cable' between the Netherlands and Denmark will be available for the electricity market. The subsea high-voltage direct current cable of...

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

08/12/2019 11:45:36 AM News Project German Offshore Project

Offshore grid connection BorWin3 ready for feed-in since the beginning of August / Transmission capacity for offshore wind farms in the North Sea now amounts to 7.132 Gigawatts / German government’s...

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

06/19/2019 02:00:08 PM News Project German

TenneT is now starting on the successive laying of the underground cable section between Büsum Dike and the Wilster converter system (Germany) / The “green cable” serves for the exchange of German...

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Blockchain pilot reveals potential of decentralised home storage systems for tomorrow’s energy infrastructure

05/08/2019 09:46:25 AM News Project Innovation

TenneT and sonnen complete a blockchain project that is unique in the world / The pilot project shows how decentralized home storage systems can be networked using blockchain technology to stabilise...

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