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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Projects

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BorWin2

29/10/21 09:23:20

First 916 MW grid connection With an output of 800 megawatts (MW), BorWin2 together with HelWin1 (576 MW) is the first large-scale offshore connection that TenneT has implemented and which has…

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BorWin3

29/10/21 09:23:20

160 kilometers long and 900 megawatt DC connection Connection 160 km long and 900 MW capacity 30 km onshore cable 130 km offshore cable Grid connection point converter station Emden/Ost …

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DolWin1

29/10/21 09:23:20

Clean wind energy for around one million German households Connection 165 km long and 800 MW capacity 90 km onshore cable 75 km offshore cable Grid connection point converter station…

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DolWin2

29/10/21 09:23:20

Grid connection with the world's most powerful offshore converter platform Since 2016, three wind farms - Gode Wind 1, Gode Wind 2 and Nordsee One - have been connected to the transmission grid…

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DolWin3

29/10/21 09:23:20

160-kilometer DC connection for offshore wind power Connection 160 km long nd 900 MW capacity 80 km onshore cable 80 km offshore cable Grid Connection Point converter station Dörpen/West The…

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DolWin6

29/10/21 09:23:20

More wind power from the North Sea from 2023 Connection 90 km long and 900 MW capacity 45 km onshore cable 45 km offshore cable Grid connection point converter station Emden/Ost In July 2017…

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