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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Innovation

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 22,500 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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E-Insights

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. 

E-Insights

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Company

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 41 million people.

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German market

The transition to a sustainable energy future is fundamentally changing the way the market is organised.

Services in the German electricity market

EEG / KWKG

The EEG and the KWKG are the primary energy policy instruments for the support of electricity generation from renewable energy sources and electricity generation with joint thermal use in Germany.

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Grid charges

Prices and regulations for using the electricity grid of TenneT TSO GmbH

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Congestion management

The single European electricity market is constantly developing.

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Balance groups

The energy-related processing of the trading, distribution and grid activities is performed via a balance group.

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Forms

On this page you can find the formulars that you may need as a customer (e.g. person responsible for balancing group or energy supply company) in collaboration with TenneT TSO GmbH, in German.

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Grid customers

TenneT is interested in safe as well as fair access to the maximum voltage grid for all market participants. To make sure that reliable grid operation is not compromised, all grid subscribers must meet minimum requirements with their plants.

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German market procedures

The area of "Market Processes" encompasses the development, establishment and implementation of processes and formats for standardised electronic exchange of large data volumes as necessary for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. With standardised market processes, large data volumes can be efficiently exchanged between the market partners involved.

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