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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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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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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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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Customer news

All market and customer related news.

Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for January 2018

03/23/2018 03:53:08 PM Market

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for January 2018. Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for January 2018. Electricity consumption: 100,782Production: 88,501Import:…

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TenneT and EU Commission jointly develop solutions for cross-border electricity trading in Europe

03/19/2018 12:04:41 PM News Market

TenneT proposes to extend the coordinated trade program at the German-Danish border / Competitive procedure with market consultation offers opportunity for legally secure interim solution until the…

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Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for February 2018

03/18/2018 08:11:00 AM Market Dutch

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for February 2018. Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for February 2018. Electricity consumption: 100.748Production:…

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Cross-border exchange and procurement of balancing capacity between Germany and Austria

03/12/2018 11:43:22 AM Market

Consultation (Request for participation) Consultation (Request for participation) In the context of the Balancing Cooperation between Germany and Austria a stakeholder consultation,according to…

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Study outcome congested area North Netherlands

03/05/2018 09:52:07 AM Market

Op 16 januari 2017 heeft TenneT TSO B.V., conform Netcode artikel, de uitvoering van een onderzoek aangekondigd naar verwachte structurele congestie in het gebied in de driehoek Eemshaven,…

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European Cross-Border Intraday (XBID) Solution and 10 Local Implementation Projects announce a revised go-live date for June 2018.

01/31/2018 05:41:00 PM Market

Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs ) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs ) announce a revised target date for the launch of XBID and the go-Live of 10 Local Implementation Projects of…

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Our customers

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

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Customer Relations Managers

Our Customer Relations Managers represent TenneT and act as a single point of contact for customers.

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Customer Care Centre

Our customers are important to us and we apply high standards to our customer service, which we constantly strive to improve.

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