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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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 24,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Offshore Outlook 2050

Already by 2030, the originally planned capacity of 15 gigawatts of offshore wind energy will increase to 20 GW.

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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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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. 



Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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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 42 million people.

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Invitation to potential suppliers of Guarantees of Origin

TenneT is voornemens om in week 48 te starten met het proces voor de inkoop van Garanties van Oorsprong van duurzame energie voor het vergroenen van het elektriciteitverbruik van haar netten in het jaar 2015.

De Garanties van Oorsprong dienen te zijn uitgegeven door een van de officiëel aangewezen Issuing Bodies die zijn verenigd in de Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB).

TenneT nodigt geïnteresseerde partijen hierbij uit contact met TenneT op te nemen via (T) +31 26 373 1810 of (E) wytse.vander.kolk(at)tennet.eu. 

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