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).
Electricity is produced from natural gas, coal and sustainable sources.
Electricity in the Netherlands is produced mainly from natural gas and coal. There are also a number of producers that generate electricity from sustainable sources such as wind, solar, biomass and ambient heat,although on a smaller scale.
The government has appointed TenneT as the operator of the Dutch offshore grid. As the offshore grid operator, TenneT can realize its ambition to facilitate the transition to a more renewable energy supply as laid out by the government. Read more about these projects.
In Germany, TenneT is contributing to the sustainable energy transition ('Energywende') by facilitating the connection of offshore wind farms in the North Sea to the onshore high-voltage grid.
The electricity grid is installed, managed and maintained by the grid operators. The grid operators are also responsible for connecting customers to the electricity network without prejudice.Read more