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  • Smart meters: Distribution grid operators to share rollout costs

    Berlin - The German government wants to accelerate the installation of smart metering systems and make grid operators share the costs. This is according to the draft for the law to restart the digitisation of the energy transition, which is available to the editorial team. How high the costs for consumers will be, is open...
  • Uniper takes Gazprom to arbitration court

    Düsseldorf - Uniper's withdrawal from Russia remains a difficult undertaking. The management has both initiated the announced action for damages against Gazprom and found a buyer for the Russian division Unipro. But it remains to be seen whether the group will really be able to capitalise on both...
  • MAN obtains district heating from N-Ergie

    Nuremberg - The utility N-Ergie has connected the Nuremberg site of the vehicle manufacturer MAN to its district heating network. The construction work for the joint project took around three years...
  • Availability is to become the key currency in the electricity market

    Berlin – With an amendment to the electricity market design, the German government wants to stimulate investments in controllable generation. A broad alliance from the energy sector and industry presented what they see as the necessary guidelines...
  • Instead of levy: 25 billion euros more for Uniper

    Berlin/Düsseldorf - The ailing energy company Uniper is to receive an additional 25 billion euros through the issue of new shares in the current crisis. This capital will also come from the public sector. It is intended to get the group through the gas procurement crisis...
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2022

Storag Etzel launches hydrogen leakage test

Friedeburg-Etzel - The storage operator Storag Etzel has started a first hydrogen leak test at the Etzel cavern storage facility. For this purpose, the company injected 280 kilograms of gaseous hydrogen into the project cavern...
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  • Friedeburg-Etzel - The storage operator Storag Etzel has started a first hydrogen leak test at the Etzel cavern storage facility. For this purpose, the company injected 280 kilograms of gaseous hydrogen into the project cavern...
  • Aachen - Aachen-based grid operator Regionetz is reorganising communication with its capacity-metered industrial customers (RLM) in the event of a gas shortage...
  • Lubmin - Originally, the LNG terminal 'Deutsche Ostsee' in Lubmin was to start operations on 1 December. Since approvals are still pending, commissioning has been delayed, but it is still supposed to take place in December, Deutsche Regas announced. energate spoke about the project with Stephan Knabe, chairman of the supervisory board...
  • Berlin - A stable high-pressure weather situation is causing low temperatures and rising gas prices. The high-pressure weather situation is not only causing cold, a trader said, but also little wind and thus a low feed-in of electricity from renewable energies. This also increases the demand for gas to generate electricity....
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  • Nordenham - A new hydrogen infrastructure is to be created in Lower Saxony. A consortium of companies, municipalities and the district of Wesermarsch, including the EWE Group with its subsidiary EWE Netz, have now agreed on this....
  • Stuttgart - DLR researchers are working on an innovative method for storing electricity in the form of heat, the Carnot battery based on nitrite salt. energate asked Andrea Gutierrez, head of the Thermal Storage with Phase Change specialist group, and Maike Johnson, research associate, at DLR...
  • Kiel - The IT company Clarifydata GmbH has developed a system that can be used to find unregistered meters. A corresponding pilot test is now expected to show how successful the pilot project is. To this end, Clarifydata has received almost 100,000 euros in funding from the state of Schleswig-Holstein...
  • Berlin - In view of the growing demand, the German government also wants to promote the import of blue hydrogen for a transitional period. This is the result of the update of the National Hydrogen Strategy, which is available to energate...
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