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 over 22,500 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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Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid)

12/06/2018 08:25:35 AM 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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Stade-Landesbergen

In order to ensure the security of supply for Lower Saxony in the future, the transmission capacity of the existing line must be increased by the year 2022. TenneT is making the Stade-Landesbergen...

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Programma 2023

12/03/2018 02:45:27 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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Ostküstenleitung

East coast line See the for detailed information on the east coast line Offshore Projects Germany Our Offshore Projects in Germany Onshore projects Netherlands Our Onshore projects...

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DolWin1

11/28/2018 10:12:02 AM

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

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Halbemond-Emden/Ost

New, high-capacity lines are required to bring the energy produced in Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein to the consumers. The grid connection points Halbemond and Emden/Ost should therefore be...

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