#GIEAnnualConference 2021 welcomed #energy leaders from various horizons.

Day 1 started strong with exclusive insights from #Switzerland🇨🇭 to Brussels 🇪🇺.
Gas infrastructure also presented its most exciting projects for #decarbonisation.


Last week, we were all #backtogether for #GIEAnnualConference 2021.
56 prestigious speakers took the floor.

We debated, learn a lot & had fun in the charming #Lucerne🇨🇭 That was simply #amazing.
Thank you all for making this 18th edition memorable.

This is how we take action to mitigate #methaneemissions👇
Read our joint declaration🔎https://bit.ly/3AXiIO6

Learn all about:
✅Key figures & facts
✅What is #OGMP 2.0?
✅What is the #Methane Guiding Principles initiative?
✅R&D projects
✅Tools & videos available

Hydrogen Talk at #GIEAnnualConference 2021🇪🇺

#Hydrogen Infrastructure in Europe needs to be developed from scratch, that's a crucial point discussed at @GIEBrussels Annual Conference. A. Wietfeld, #GSE President, reviewed market development in different regions with the experts.

#GIE21 sagt Danke für die anregenden Diskussionen in Luzern! Ákos Kriston, CEO at Hungarian #Gas Storage & György Berze from HEXUM Földgáz are delighted to welcome you in Budapest next April for #GIE22. Találkozunk Budapesten! #GIEBacktogether21

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GSE President


Dr Axel Wietfeld  

GSE President
Uniper Hydrogen

Dr Axel Wietfeld serves as CEO of Uniper Hydrogen. From January 2016 to November 2020, in his position of Managing Director of Uniper Energy Storage, Axel has been leading one of Europe’s largest gas storage operators with facilities in Germany, Austria and the UK, and has successfully developed power-to-gas/hydrogen projects to support renewable energies.

In his previous roles at Uniper/E.ON, Dr Axel Wietfeld held several key executive positions: CEO of E.ON Southern Africa Ltd (South Africa), CEO of E.ON Földgaz Storage (Hungary) and Vice-President Group Energy Projects in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

Since August 2020, Dr Axel Wietfeld has been President of Gas Storage Europe (GSE). In June 2017, he was elected to be a representative of the Gas Storage Europe Executive Committee towards the GIE Board.

Dr Axel Wietfeld received a Doctor’s degree from the Institute of Energy Economics at Technical University, Cottbus (Germany).

GSE Executive Committee


Ákos Kriston

Hungarian Gas Storage


Adam Elbæk

Gas Storage Denmark


Camille Bonenfant-Jeanneney



Georg Dorfleutner

RAG Energy Storage


Lubor Veleba

RWE Gas Storage CZ


René Zwanepol



Gaetano Mazzitelli