Press Releases

02.07.2021

INES Comments on Hydrogen Storage Demand according to Ministry Scenarios

The German Federal Ministry of Economics currently presents long-term scenarios that describe possible pathways for the energy transition in detail. Future hydrogen and gas storage demand is part of the…

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04.05.2021

INES-Members set Course for the Future

Gas storage facilities are of great significance for the energy transition. Considering future developments, the members of the Initiative Erdgasspeicher (INES) have taken important decisions on their assembly in April.…

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26.03.2021

Federal Council Agrees With Government on Hydrogen Network Regulation

The German Federal Council (Bundesrat) has voted on its position towards a legal proposal of the German Government for a renewal of the Energy Economy Act (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz). The Council thereby…

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24.02.2021

Government puts Hydrogen Networks on Fast Track

Germany’s federal government today adopted a revision of the Energy Economy Act (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz, EnWG). The revision allows for cost-efficient and, especially, for fast development of hydrogen networks. The government thereby…

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24.02.2021

Align Gas Network Development with Climate Targets

In a recent study the Initiative Erdgasspeicher (INES) provides recommendations on how to improve so-called market-based instruments in the gas market. These instruments can help aligning conventional gas network development…

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11.02.2021

Biomethan-Potenziale dauerhaft und zukunftsgerichtet nutzen

Biogas ist ein wichtiger Baustein, um den Gasmarkt 2050 über alle Anwendungen und Sektoren hinweg klimaneutral zu gestalten. In einem gemeinsamen Appell fordern zwölf Verbände der Gaswirtschaft daher eine Verbesserung…

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