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 24,500 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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Projects

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Hoogspanningsstation in de Haarlemmermeer

01/06/22 12:35:17 Onshore project Dutch project

Nieuws 04 03 02-02 1 Impressies van het station Nieuws Contact Locatie van dit project

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Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid)

23/05/22 11:29:04 Offshore Project Dutch project

The future grid connection 'Hollandse Kust (zuid)' consists of two connections of 1,400 megawatts (MW) in total. The connections will be operational in respectably 2021 and 2022. From the platforms…

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NorNed

The Dutch and Norwegian electricity grids have been interconnected by the NorNed cable since 2008. The NorNed cable is 580 km long and has a capacity of 700 MW, making TenneT and our Norwegian…

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BritNed

The BritNed cable connects the Dutch and British energy markets. 260 kilometres cable This two-way 1,000 MW high-voltage direct current connection has a length of 260 km and runs from the Isle of…

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Information for wind farm developers

23/05/22 11:29:04 Offshore Project Dutch project

The offshore grid transports wind energy generated offshore to the mainland’s electricity grid. Construction of the offshore grid contributes to TenneT’s ambition to be a driving force behind the…

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COBRAcable

Since 2019 the Danish and Dutch high-voltage grid are interconnected via a high-voltage direct current submarine cable, the COBRAcable. The interconnector has a capacity of 700 MW and is around 325…

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