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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Projects

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Wilhelmshaven-Conneforde

The new construction of the 380 kV extra high voltage line serves for the expansion of the transmission grid between the new transformer substation in the Wilhelmshaven district of Fedderwarden and...

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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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Ganderkesee - St. Hülfe

06/28/2019 02:48:39 PM Projects Onshore project German project

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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Ganderkesee-St. Hülfe

04/12/2019 04:50:38 PM 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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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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