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 around 23,000 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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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

E-Insights

Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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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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Border between the Netherlands and Germany

Information on coordinated long-term auctions

All auctions for at the border between the Netherlands and Germany are carried out in cooperation with TenneT B.V. and Amprion for all cross-border traffic. Long-term auctioning transactions are performed by Joint Allocation Office S.A. (JAO).

Relevant information and auctioning rules for the explicit monthly-based and annual-based auctions is available here: 

Harmonised Allocation Rules (27.11.2015)

Information on coordinated, explicit day-ahead auctions

Since the introduction of Day-Ahead Market Coupling in the NWE region the border between the bidding zones Germany and the Netherlands are managed as a part of the Multi Regional Coupling (MRC). MRC is performed together by a cooperation of European power exchanges and TSOs. 

Relevant information on MRC is available here:

Information on coordinated explicit intraday allocation

Free intraday capacity assignment at the border Netherlands-Germany is happening via a capacity platform. Available capacities can be accessed in the public section. Interested users are welcome to contact TenneT for their personal login to the capacity platform.   

Relevant information on intraday trade is available here.

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Capacity asignment preview (NTC) Netherlands