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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COBRAcable

TenneT and Energinet.dk – the operators of the Dutch and Danish high-voltage electricity grids – are installing a high-voltage direct current submarine cable that will interconnect the electricity...

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Information for wind farm developers

08/08/2019 01:55:58 PM Offshore Project Dutch project

TenneT has officially been appointed as offshore grid operator in the Netherlands, and will develop -as contribution to the Energy Agreement- at least 3,500 MW of offshore-connections until 2023; all...

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Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid)

08/08/2019 01:55:58 PM 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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Doetinchem - Wesel 380 kV

With four connections with Germany, two with Belgium, one with Norway and one with the England, the Dutch electricity network is an important link in the North European electricity grid. The new line...

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Randstad 380 kV Noordring

TenneT is building a new 380 kV high-voltage connection between Beverwijk and Bleiswijk; the Randstad 380 kV Noordring. With a length of 65 kilometres, the new high-voltage connection is TenneT's...

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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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