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 23,500 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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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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Network situations as per §13.2

German Energy Industry Act

Actual measures §13.2 EnWG

To rectify a problem with, or a threat to, uninterrupted supply, network or market-related measures such as Redispatch and Countertrading are employed (§13.1 of German Energy Industry Act). If these measures are not sufficient, further measures must be taken to avoid or rectify a threat to, or problem with, system safety. The network provider is then entitled and obligated to adapt power inputs (regeneration and conventional), readouts (load shedding) and power transmission (§13.2 of German Energy Industry Act).

Aktuelle Maßnahmen nach §13.2 EnWG (54 KB, PDF, 18.12.2018)



Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2009.pdf (28 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2010.pdf (18 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2011.pdf (18 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2012.pdf (20 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2013.pdf (20 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2014.pdf (20 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2015.pdf (52 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2016.pdf (49 KB, pdf, 12/10/2017)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2017.pdf (53 KB, pdf, 05/04/2018)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2018.pdf (55 KB, pdf, 10/10/2019)

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Archiv_Massnahmen13_2_2019.pdf (53 KB, pdf, 03/23/2020)

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