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 Outlook 2050

Already 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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Onshore projects Germany

Overview of our german onshore projects.

Conneforde-Cloppenburg-Merzen

TenneT is actively realizing the energy transition at the local level. Together with the transmission system operator Amprion, we are expanding the grid between Conneforde (Ammerland district) and…

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SuedOstLink

With Energy into the future See the for detailed information on SuedOstLink About the project More information The energy transition which Germany has decided on is being implemented at all…

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Ostküstenleitung

East coast line See the for detailed information on the east coast line Offshore Projects Germany Our Offshore Projects in Germany Onshore projects Netherlands Our Onshore projects…

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Altenfeld-Redwitz

An important milestone was achieved with the partial commissioning of the 380 kV Altenfeld-Redwitz line in December 2015! See the for detailed information on Altenfeld-Redwitz Offshore Projects…

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SuedLink

The wind power line. Germany has set itself a very ambitious objective: at least 80% of the power supply should be fed by renewable energies by 2050. The power grids have to be upgraded in order to…

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Dörpen West - Niederrhein

To bring the increasing quantities of energy from offshore and onshore wind farms from the north to the south, a new power line roughly 165 kilometres in length is being built from the Dörpen West…

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