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. 

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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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Prequalification

Requirements for providing different types of balancing power

By fulfilling the pre-qualification procedure, potential providers prove that they meet the requirements for providing different types of balancing power for guaranteeing supply reliability. In addition to technical competence, the proper provision of balancing power must be guaranteed under operational conditions. For this purpose, providers must give particulars in the pre-qualification documents that can be accessed on this page and send them to TenneT. TenneT reserves the right to obtain other evidence from the providers. You may obtain further information on the joint Internet platform www.regelleistung.net

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Sample data sheet (40 KB, xls, 12/10/2017)

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Annex D 1: primary controlled output (187 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

Prequalification documents for the provision of primary controlled output for the transmission system operator (status: August 2003)

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Annex D 2: secondary controlled output (188 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

Prequalification documents for the provision of secondary controlled output for the transmission system operator (status: August 2003)

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Annex D 3: minute reserve (153 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

Prequalification documents for the provision of primary minute reserve output (status: 24.08.2007)

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Annex: Confirmation declaration (948 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

of the distribution network operator

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