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 over 22,500 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 41 million people.

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We are TenneT

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Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the management of TenneT and the general conduct of the Company’s business and the group companies affiliated with the Company. The Executive Board consists of the following members: Manon van Beek, Ben Voorhorst, Otto Jager, Wilfried Breuer and Lex Hartman.

M.J.J. (Manon) van Beek (1970)

Chair Executive Board / Chief Executive Officer

Nationality: Dutch
Initial appointment: 2018

Other positions qualitate qua:
  • Chair Supervisory Board TenneT TSO GmbH
Other positions:
  • Chair Supervisory Board Kanker.nl foundation
  • Chair Board Giving Back foundation
  • Chair Board Refugee Talent Hub foundation
  • Member Supervisory Board Topvrouw van het Jaar

O. (Otto) Jager (1970)

Member Executive Board / Chief Financial Officer

Nationality: Dutch
Initial appointment: 2013

Other positions qualitate qua:
  • Member Board TenneT TSO B.V.
  • Member board TenneT TSO GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Relined B.V

B.G.M. (Ben) Voorhorst (1959)

Member Executive Board / Chief Operating Officer
Nationality: Dutch
Initial appointment: 2006

Other positions qualitate qua:
  • Member Board TenneT TSO B.V.
  • Member board TenneT TSO GmbH
  • President ENTSO-E
  • Member Board Netbeheer Nederland
  • Member Cyber Security Raad
  • Member cooperation board TSCNET Services GmbH
  • Member Supervisory Board ETPA

W. (Wilfried) Breuer (1965)

Member Executive Board (non-statutory Director)

Nationality: German
Initial appointment: 2014

Other positions qualitate qua:
  • Member board TenneT TSO B.V.
  • Member Board TenneT TSO GmbH
  • Managing Director TenneT Offshore GmbH
  • Member of Cigré
  • Member of FGH-Verwaltungsrat

A.A. (Lex) Hartman (1956)

Member Executive Board (non-statutory Director) / Director Corporate Development

Nationality: Dutch
Initial appointment: 2008

Other positions qualitate qua:
  • Member board TenneT TSO B.V.
  • Member Board TenneT TSO GmbH
  • Managing director of TenneT GmbH & Co KG
  • Managing director of TenneT Verwaltungs GmbH
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of NOVEC B.V.
  • Chair Board BritNed Development Ltd.
  • Director NLink International B.V.
  • Member Board FLOW – Far and Large Offshore Wind

 

 

Rules governing the executive board

Rules governing the executive board (188 KB, pdf, 06/24/2016)

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