Press Releases


INES Publishes Guide to the Gas Storage Act

The Initiative Energien Speichern e.V. (INES) has today published a guideline for the implementation of the Gas Storage Act. In less than ten weeks, the storage industry is thus presenting…

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Gas Storage Act puts System Operators in front of enormous Challenges

The German Parliament (Bundestag) today debated the so-called Gas Storage Act and passed regulatory changes to the Energy Economy Act (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz, EnWG) connected therewith. The Gas Storage System Operators are…

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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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