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 over 22,000 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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Customer relations managers

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

Single point of contact

Our Customer Relations Managers represent TenneT and act as a single point of contact for customers. Each manager serves a specific region. In addition to building personal relationships, we also keep our customers informed through newsletters and information on our website.


Region North-WestPhilip van Noort
Region North-EastPeter Eilers
Region Mid-WestNoël Frederiks
Region East-SouthPeter Krans
Region SouthGillis van Oeveren



System servicesJan-Willem Meulenbroeks
System servicesMarjan Siep





Programme responsible parties

At the end of every day, the programme responsible parties measure their actual electricity production or consumption and report this to TenneT.

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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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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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