Press Releases


New draft creates further uncertainty in the gas market

Today, a new draft bill by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action on the Gas Storage Act became known. The further development of the planned interventions…

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Changes to Gas Storage Act Save Planned Supply Provisions for Upcoming Winter

A recent government draft for an Introduction of Gas Storage Level Targets Act fails in its current form to ensure the goal of a more secure gas supply in gas…

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Government Draft Calls Goal for Storage Levels into Question

Today a legal draft by the German government was leaked that contains substantial interventions in German gas storage markets. The German gas storage association INES believes that the government plans…

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German Federal Network Agency aligns gas network development planning with the future

On January 20, 2022, the German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) confirmed with amendments the scenario framework for the Gas Network Development Plan 2022 – 2032 submitted by gas transmission system…

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INES board reconstitutes itself

The board of the Initiative Energien Speichern e.V. (INES) has reconstituted itself. Carsten Haack (Trianel Gasspeicher Epe GmbH & Co. KG) takes over the chairmanship. His deputy is Peter Schmidt…

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Commission Lays Foundation for Sustainable and Competitive Hydrogen Market

On December 15, 2021 the European Commission presented the revision of the Third EU Gas Market Package. The package contains legislative proposals for the Gas Market Directive and the Regulation…

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