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.

TenneT provides free access to valuation tool for large-scale electricity storage

07/10/2018 09:00:00 AM Market

Free Electricity Storage Valuation tool provides companies with insight into business case for large-scale electricity storage Free Electricity Storage Valuation tool provides companies with insight…

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

06/18/2018 09:08:59 AM News Market

Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for May 2018. Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for May 2018. Electricity consumption: 101,424Production: 86,843Import:…

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

05/23/2018 04:36:05 PM Market

Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) confirm the target date for the launch of XBID and the go-Live of 10 Local Implementation Projects of 12th June…

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CertiQ certificeert in 2017 een recordhoeveelheid groene stroom

04/12/2018 12:46:51 PM Market

Groene energie is een groeimarkt. Dat blijkt ook uit het jaarverslag over 2017 van CertiQ die als enige organisatie in Nederland bevoegd is om hernieuwbare elektriciteit en warmte te certificeren om…

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TenneT op zoek naar pilot deelnemers voor regelvermogen

04/09/2018 03:30:13 PM Market Dutch

Partijen die regelvermogen willen leveren, maar op dit moment niet in staat zijn te voldoen aan de productspecificaties uiteengezet door TenneT, kunnen zich vanaf nu tóch melden bij TenneT. …

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Electricity relatively cheap in the Netherlands

04/05/2018 10:00:00 AM Market

Particularly in winter the Netherlands and Germany had lower electricity prices – in some instances much lower – than other countries in the region. Countries with good high-voltage connections with…

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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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