Press Releases


May update: The storage year begins with injections

INES has published the May update on the association's own gas scenarios. Due to very warm temperatures last winter, gas storage levels in Germany are well above average. The further…

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INES surveys hydrogen storage demand with MAHS

With the MAHS (Market Assessment for Hydrogen Storage), INES is launching a two-month market survey to determine the demand for hydrogen storage in Germany. The MAHS is aimed at companies…

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INES Joins "H2eart for Europe" as a Partner Association in Advancing Underground Hydrogen Storage and Addressing Urgent Flexibility Needs

The Initiative Energien Speichern e.V. (INES), representing leading operators of German gas and hydrogen storage facilities, and "H2eart for Europe," a European alliance dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Underground…

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March update: The storage year is drawing to a close

INES has published the March update on the association's own gas scenarios. Due to particularly warm temperatures in February, gas withdrawals from storage decreased significantly compared to January. It is…

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Acceleration proposals for hydrogen storage

INES presents a collection of precise proposals for seven laws and regulations to accelerate hydrogen storage projects. They serve to shorten the long and complex project development times and thus…

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February update makes cold snap in January 2024 visible

INES has published the February update on the association's own gas scenarios. Temperatures in winter 2023/2024 continue to be above normal temperatures. The gas storage level is above the historical…

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