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 24,500 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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Customer news

All market and customer related news.

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


  • TenneT proposes to extend the coordinated trade program at the German-Danish border
  • Competitive procedure with market consultation offers opportunity...

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


Consultation (Request for participation)

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Study outcome congested area North Netherlands


Op 16 januari 2017  heeft TenneT TSO B.V., conform Netcode artikel, de uitvoering van een onderzoek aangekondigd naar verwachte structurele...

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


Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs[1]) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs[2]) announce a revised target date for the launch of XBID...

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Monthly figures (rolling annual total in GWh) for December 2017


Energy consumption, production, imports and exports for December 2017.

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European Cross-Border Intraday (XBID) Solution and 10 Local Implementation Projects to go-live in March 2018.


Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators
(TSOs) have announced the 13th March 2018 as the target date for the...

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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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