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 22,000 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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WindEurope2017

TenneT was prominently present at the WindEurope Conference and Exhibition 2017 which took place from 28 - 30 November 2017 in the RAI in Amsterdam. At our stand you could experience a 'live' visit to TenneT’s Helwin alpha offshore converter platform - including a realistic helicopter flight and landing on the platform.

On the first day CEO Mel Kroon was a keynote speaker during the WindEurope press conference and the North Seas Energy Forum highlighting among other things future concepts for the Dutch offshore grid. And 29 November, offshore director Wilfied Breuer gave a highlight on our view on storage.

Keynotes Mel Kroon

Mel Kroon presented on the first day of the conference his Key Notes: Offshore Wind: a far-reaching cross border cooperation. Download here the Key Notes of Mel Kroon.

Have a look at the website of the conference.