News Digest Item
27 Jul 2017

“Federal Network Agency calls for changes of gas grid development plan”


Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) called for the removal of five gas grid development measures from current plans because the expansion of the German-Russian pipeline Nord Stream was “still too uncertain”, the agency said in a press release. The measures should only be put back into the plans once construction of Nord Stream 2 was approved. “With the changes, we protect German gas customers from unnecessary costs,” said BNetzA president Jochen Homann.

Read the press release in German here.

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