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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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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Offshore Outlook 2050

Already by 2030, the originally planned capacity of 15 gigawatts of offshore wind energy will increase to 20 GW.

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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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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. 



Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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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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Dutch customers

Our customers include everyone connected to the high voltage electricity grid as well as the metering responsible parties and programme responsible parties.

Our customers

TenneT operates the national high-voltage grid in the Netherlands and a large part of the German grid, providing connection, transmission and system services to balance the supply and demand of electricity. Our wide range of customers include:

  • Parties connected to the high-voltage grid, such as
    - Electricity producers
    - Regional grid operators
    - Consumers 
  • Balance Responsible Parties (BRPs)
  • Metering Responsible Parties (MRPs)

Customer service

Our customers are important to us and we apply high standards to our customer service, which we constantly strive to improve. Our Customer Care Centre is the first point of contact for all customer questions. We also have Customer Relations Managers acting as a single point of contact for customers in each region.

Because electricity disruptions can have an enormous impact on homes and businesses, we make every effort to prevent power failures or, if they do occur, to restore the electricity supply as soon as possible. All disruptions are registered on our website.

Customer contact

Customer Care Center: For customers of TenneT Netherlands only.

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MRP Register electricity

Register of acknowledged parties having electricity metering responsibility.

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History MRP Register electricity

History of the register of acknowledged parties having electricity metering responsibility.

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MRP Register Gas

Register of acknowledged parties having gas metering responsibility.

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