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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Onshore projects Germany

Overview of our german onshore projects.

Westküstenleitung

The new 380 kV west coast line is an important project for the energy transition and should in future collect the wind power produced on the west coast and transport it to the south. Offshore...

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Emden-Conneforde

New, high-capacity lines are required to bring the energy produced in Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein to the consumers. The 220 kV Emden-Conneforde line will therefore be replaced by a 380 kV...

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Stade-Landesbergen

In order to ensure the security of supply for Lower Saxony in the future, the transmission capacity of the existing line must be increased by the year 2022. TenneT is making the Stade-Landesbergen...

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Ostbayernring

"East Bavarian ring" Offshore Projects Germany Our Offshore Projects in Germany Onshore projects Netherlands Our Onshore projects Netherlands International Connections Our International...

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Schaltanlage Elsfleth West

The increased infeed of wind energy at and off the North Sea coast makes upgrading of the existing grid structure necessary. The 380 kV Elsfleth/West substation is an important building block in this...

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Hamburg/Nord-Dollern

The existing line between the transformer substations of Hamburg/Nord in Schleswig-Holstein and Dollern in Lower Saxony is being replaced and expanded. Increasing quantities of wind energy are...

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