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

Energy transition

Wind turbines and solar panels are the physical signs of consumers’ growing desire for clean, renewable energy.

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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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Technical publications

TenneT produces a range of technical publications related to our company and the electricity sector in general.

Market Review

Market Review 2017 (10 MB, pdf, 04/05/2018)

Market Review 2017 Download Download
Market Review 2016 (17 MB, pdf, 03/29/2017)

Market Review 2016 Download Download
Market Review 2015 (5 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Market Review 2015 Download Download
Market Review 2014 (5 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Market Review 2014 Download Download
Market Review 2014 H1 (2 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Market Review 2014 H1 Download Download
Market Review 2013 (3 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Market Review 2013 Download Download

PLEF Generation Adequacy Assessment Report

Generation adequacy assessment, main messages (147 KB, pdf, 01/31/2018)

Generation adequacy assessment, main messages Download Download
2nd PLEF Generation Adequacy Assessment report (16 MB, pdf, 01/31/2018)

2nd PLEF Generation Adequacy Assessment report Download Download

Other

First edition of the bidding zone review (17 MB, pdf, 04/04/2018)

First edition of the bidding zone review Download Download
Brattle Report on TenneT connections (547 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Brattle Report on TenneT connections Download Download
ECN - Quantifying flexibility markets (4 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

ECN - Quantifying flexibility markets Download Download
Explanatory notes to the import and export of electricity (25 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Explanatory notes to the import and export of electricity Download Download
Flyer Flow-based (1 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

The pivotal role of TSOs in European energy market integration

Flyer Flow-based Download Download
Implementation Guide (482 KB, pdf, 02/09/2018)

Implementation Guide Download Download
Imbalance pricing system (171 KB, pdf, 12/07/2016)

Imbalance pricing system Download Download
Imbalance management analysis TenneT (3 MB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Imbalance management analysis TenneT Download Download
KEMA-rapport Transportnet (125 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

KEMA-rapport Transportnet Download Download
Market Information IGCC (109 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Market Information IGCC Download Download
Manual for offering regulating and reserve capacity (295 KB, pdf, 02/09/2018)

Manual for offering regulating and reserve capacity Download Download
Manual Preparation of E-programmes (721 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Manual Preparation of E-programmes Download Download
Product information regulating power (168 KB, pdf, 02/09/2018)

Product information regulating power Download Download
Report Integrating Wind Power into the Dutch System (1,014 KB, pdf, 05/19/2016)

Report Integrating Wind Power into the Dutch System Download Download
Transmission forecasts - (Delfort-T) programs (346 KB, pdf, 09/06/2016)

Transmission forecasts - (Delfort-T) programs Download Download
Gridmap TenneT (7 MB, pdf, 03/07/2017)

Gridmap TenneT Download Download
Gridmap Netherlands (3 MB, pdf, 03/07/2017)

Gridmap Netherlands Download Download
Gridmap Germany (6 MB, pdf, 03/07/2017)

Gridmap Germany Download Download
Autorisation Single-sided transactions (60 KB, docx, 11/29/2017)

Autorisation Single-sided transactions Download Download
Revoke autorisation Single-sided transactions (60 KB, docx, 11/29/2017)

Revoke autorisation Single-sided transactions Download Download

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Corporate brochures

TenneT produces a range of corporate brochures to inform stakeholders on our activities and developments in the electricity sector. 

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Position papers

TenneT produces a range of position papers to explain our vision and position on social and political issues in the electricity sector.

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Safety publications

In its safety brochures, TenneT provides an overview of the main safety issues affecting high-voltage pylons and lines, underground cables, electricity substations, and construction sites.

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