Security of Supply: Today and Tomorrow

Gas storage is a cornerstone of the energy infrastructure in Europe. When demand peaks on cold winter days, up to 60 per cent of Germany’s gas supply is provided by gas storage facilities. Looking at future storage needs for renewable energies, however, gas storage will also be a necessary pillar of a secure energy system in the future.

INES Policy Paper: Keeping L-Gas Supply in Germany Affordable and Secure

In 2017, INES has therefore produced a policy paper on the L-gas supply in Germany. It presents key facts, identifies fields of action, and points out possible solutions.

Germany Among Leaders in Storing Gas

Germany’s capacity for underground gas storage is the fourth largest in the world. Next to gas transportation networks, gas storage is a crucial part of the gas infrastructure.