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  • Controllable consumers: Lack of digitalisation drives grid operators

    Stuttgart - In view of the Federal Network Agency's proposals for the grid integration of controllable consumers, distribution grid operators are facing a mammoth task. "The grid operators will not only have to set up the measuring infrastructure to record the load situation in the individual grid strings," says Christoph Müller, CEO of Netze BW...
  • NRW is to become a blueprint for integrated grid planning

    Düsseldorf - Four major electricity and gas grid operators are moving closer together in infrastructure planning. Amprion, Westnetz, Open Grid Europe (OGE) and Thyssengas have taken the first steps towards integrated grid planning for electricity, gas and hydrogen in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The initiative also aims to provide impetus for federal policy...
  • Economics ministry evaluates storage level targets

    Berlin - The German economics ministry considers the approach of the market area manager Trading Hub Europe (THE) in ensuring storage levels to be justified. This is the result of a first report on the evaluation of the implementation of the storage level regulations...
  • Experts recommend green lead markets instead of climate protection treaties

    Berlin - The German government should focus on green lead markets in the transition to a climate-neutral industry. This is the recommendation of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in an expert report on the issue...
  • Rapid response in the event of a crisis is necessary

    Hagen - In the event of a crisis, companies must react as quickly and flexibly as possible with appropriate action programmes and emergency plans. This is what Erik Höhne, spokesman for the management board of Hagen-based Enervie, said in an interview with the energate publication e|m|w, which will be published on 9 February...
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Uniper with new Etzel-EGL marketing

Düsseldorf - On 14 February, Uniper Energy Storage will market another 2,000 GWh of working gas capacity for the Etzel EGL storage facility for the coming storage year. An initial marketing for the same total capacity was successfully completed on 2 February...
  • Berlin - In the so-called Council of Permanent Representatives (COREPER), the EU member states have confirmed the political agreement on the reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. This will be extended to almost all sectors, in particular buildings and transport...
  • Berlin - The Christian Democratic CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) has called on the German government to carry out an immediate stress test of the country's power grid operators in preparation for the coming winter. The Bundestag should also decide on the continued operation of Germany's three nuclear power plants until 2024...
  • Berlin - The German government should focus on green lead markets in the transition to a climate-neutral industry. This is the recommendation of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in an expert report on the issue...
  • Berlin - The German government's expert panel on the gas crisis has criticised the sluggish implementation of its proposed measures - 100 days after the recommendations were presented. Speaking in Berlin, three representatives of the panel stressed that a package of measures was needed - not just the energy price brake...
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  • Düsseldorf - On 14 February, Uniper Energy Storage will market another 2,000 GWh of working gas capacity for the Etzel EGL storage facility for the coming storage year. An initial marketing for the same total capacity was successfully completed on 2 February...
  • Berlin - The German economics ministry considers the approach of the market area manager Trading Hub Europe (THE) in ensuring storage levels to be justified. This is the result of a first report on the evaluation of the implementation of the storage level regulations...
  • Essen - The major German energy companies are increasingly focusing on ammonia as a hydrogen derivative. Essen-based RWE, for example, has formed a strategic alliance with Lotte Chemical and Mitsubishi in the US. Meanwhile, Uniper is looking to India as a supplier...
  • Berlin - On 8 February, the Initiative Energien Speichern (Ines) will present its latest scenarios for gas supply over the rest of the winter and for storage refilling in the summer. In the run-up to the event, we spoke to managing director Sebastian Bleschke about this and the exceptional year 2022...
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