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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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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Wahle-Mecklar

The increasing amount of renewable energy fed into the grid in Schleswig-Holstein has made it necessary to expand the existing grid structure. The district of Schleswig-Flensburg numbers among the…

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Ganderkesee - St. Hülfe

380 kV line between the Ganderkesee and St. Hülfe substations near Diepholz See the for detailed information on Ganderkesee - St. Hülfe More information (copy 1)

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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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Ganderkesee-St. Hülfe

23/05/22 11:28:56 Onshore project German project

TenneT is planning a new 380 kV line between the Ganderkesee and St. Hülfe bei Diepholz transformer substations About the project On March 31, 2016, the Lower Saxony road construction and…

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Halbemond-Emden/Ost

Currently, preparations for the planning and approval process are paused until the alternatives assessment in the NEP has been completed. If you have any questions, please contact the responsible…

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