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. 

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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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Profile

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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Our Principles

Our Principles are the rules we live by at TenneT influencing how we communicate and how we behave, the decisions we make and how we work with others, both in and outside TenneT.

They will support us living up to our Purpose and Promise, and are what we want people to recognise us for as we become a more flexible learning organisation.

Ownership

To transform TenneT we need more ownership. Be responsible for your words, actions and decisions. And create a safe working environment together.

  • We take ownership of our choices and actions for those of others
  • We are accountablef or what we say and do and we deliver what we promise
  • We feel responsible to create a safe environment for each othe
  • We celebrate success and show pride and pleasure in what we achieve

Courage 

To transform TenneT we need courage. Be honest, open and clear about what we think. Dare to make decisions, take initiative and be prepared to learn from our mistakes.

  • We listen carefully and take the opinions and contributions of others into account
  • We personally connect and pay attention in daily interactions and conversations
  • We cooperate and bridge gaps for shared goals and a common purpose
  • We respect each other, accept differences and embrace diversity
     

Connection

We get personally involved, work actively with others, respect different opinions and accept differences and diversity

  • We speak our truth: we are open and clear about what we think, feel, value, believe and need 
  • We dare to make decisions and follow through based on clear roles and responsibilities 
  • We encourage new ideas, take initiatives and risks and explore new ways of working 
  • We are open to learn and perceive mistakes as learning opportunities

     

     

Wij zijn betrokken

Wij worden gemotiveerd door de technische, operationele en maatschappelijke uitdagingen van de energietransitie en de verwezenlijking van een geïntegreerde energiemarkt in Noordwest-Europa.

Wij zijn verbonden

Het voorzien in de huidige en toekomstige behoeften van consumenten, bedrijven en de maatschappij vergt de inzet van alle belanghebbenden. We nemen initiatief, zijn transparant en zijn op samenwerking ingesteld, zowel binnen als buiten het bedrijf.

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Mission, vision, values

We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity in our high-voltage grid for some 42 million people. In doing so, we make every effort to meet our stakeholders' needs by being responsible, engaged and connected.

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Organisation

TenneT Holding B.V. was established to segregate our statutory tasks from our non-regulated activities. It is wholly owned by the Dutch Ministry of Finance.

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Strategy

We are passionate about our business and aim to deliver the maximum benefit for society in the most financially viable way for our broad range of stakeholders. 

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