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 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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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. 

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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 42 million people.

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We are TenneT

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Lighting the way ahead together

We are committed to providing a secure and reliable supply of electricity, today and in the future and to playing our role to drive the energy transition.

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Jobs

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Innovation

Essential to drive the energy transition.

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Principles

Ownership. Connection. Courage.

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Latest news

Sail-out completed: TenneT’s 900 MW offshore platform DolWin kappa leaves shipyard in Cádiz

08/08/22

  • After just three years under construction, the offshore converter station is now on its way to the North Sea.
  • DolWin kappa is part of the DolWin6 grid...

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EUR 1.6 billion of grid investments for carbon neutral future amid strong focus on energy security

29/07/22

In the first half of 2022 within a complex and unpredictable external environment TenneT continued its strong efforts to drive the energy transition,...

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Offshore grid connection BorWin6: TenneT awards contracts for cable

05/07/22

  • The contract for production and installation of the DC cables at sea and on land is awarded to Nexans Norway AS
  • 235-kilometre-long direct current...

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How our electricity flows

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TenneT Virtual Vision

Virtual Vision Berlin – located within the TenneT representation in the German capital – creates a mixed-reality experience and gives its visitors unique, interactive insights into the tasks and challenges of a European transmission system operator.

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EQUIGY

Equigy helps balance the grid and ensure security of supply for the energy transition. The Equigy Crowd Balancing Platform uses blockchain technology to integrate, via aggregators, new sources of flexibility from consumer-based devices into ancillary service markets.

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Transparency pages

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Innovations at TenneT

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Our onshore projects

We are building the energy transition.

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Our offshore projects

TenneT is the biggest investor in the energy transition.

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Working at TenneT

Are you eager to work at the leading edge of the European energy sector?

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