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 23,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Offshore 2030

By 2030, the originally planned capacity of 15 gigawatts of offshore wind energy will increase to 20 GW.

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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 42 million people.

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We are TenneT

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Lighting the way ahead together

We are committed to providing a secure and reliable supply of electricity, today and in the future and to playing our role to drive the energy transition.

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Jobs

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Innovation

Essential to drive the energy transition.

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Principles

Ownership. Connection. Courage.

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Latest news

Transmission system operators submit second draft of network development plan 2035, Version 2021

26/04/21

  • Input from consultation phase incorporated into Network Development Plan
  • Grid analyses for long-term scenario B 2040 confirm need for grid expansion
  • Sta...

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NordLink – the "green cable" – between Germany and Norway is now fully in operation

12/04/21

  • Transmission system operators TenneT and Statnett take over the high-voltage direct current system for exchanging German wind energy with...

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Transition to sustainable energy becomes visible in electricity mix

08/04/21

Maarten Abbenhuis, TenneT's COO: "The energy transition is in full swing and is becoming increasingly visible in the electricity mix. We can see the...

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TenneT Virtual Vision

Virtual Vision Berlin – located within the TenneT representation in the German capital – creates a mixed-reality experience and gives its visitors unique, interactive insights into the tasks and challenges of a European transmission system operator.

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EQUIGY

Equigy helps balance the grid and ensure security of supply for the energy transition. It uses blockchain technology to access, via aggregators, new sources of electricity from the owners of consumer-based devices.

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Transparency pages

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Innovations at TenneT

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Our onshore projects

We are building the energy transition.

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Our offshore projects

TenneT is the biggest investor in the energy transition.

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Working at TenneT

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