The role of #gasstorage is expected to be even more pronounced due to the higher penetration of intermittent energy sources & more electrification into our #energy system. With this study, we wanted to look into more details and raise awareness "
Dr Axel Wietfeld, #GSE President

"The #data we collect & make available for further analyses is the latest & most accurate from the industry. We will continue to deliver the right & most #reliable figures in support for the best decisions.”
Francisco de la Flor, #GIE System Operations & Development Area Sponsor

📣Our new #study is out!
Dive into the vision paper & map to learn more about underground #gasstorage's value to the European #hydrogen system.
Discover their key role in establishing an integrated #energy system & #H2 economy by 2050 here:

The Citizens Energy Congress virtual will open on Tuesday 15th June to welcome thousands of energy transition virtual attendees, from industry, government and civil society, to debate the difficult questions at the heart of the energy transition.


"Let's look at #LNGterminals and low-carbon & #renewable fuels: they have a major role to play in decarbonising #transport! The good thing ➡️the infrastructure we use today for #LNG can be easily used tomorrow for #bioLNG & #syntheticLNG." @AbelDavEnriquez, @enagas


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#GIEnergy Days

May 19 @ 09:15 - May 21 @ 12:25 CEST


From Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st May 2021

Collaborate. Innovate. Integrate. That’s what our #GIEnergy Days are about.
We hope you joined us for the live streaming of this three day event!

Presented Materials and Video recordings

On behalf of Mr Torben Brabo, President of GIE, we would like to thank all participants for attending our #GIEnergyDays event. We hope you enjoyed the keynote addresses, the presentations and the panel discussions. Many speakers delivered important messages on recent and future developments relevant for the gas and gas infrastructure industry.

Please find below the presented materials and recorded video for each Session:


Welcoming Remarks & Introduction
By Mr. Torben Brabo, GIE President

Session 1:
New Gases – Policy Breakfast

Future regulation for hydrogen infrastructure.

Moderated by Dr. Klaus-Dieter Borchardt | Baker McKenzie

Session 2:
Innovation Lab #LNGterminals
The future role of the LNG terminals: decarbonising transport and integrating renewable and low-carbon molecules in the energy system.

Moderated by Sasha Twining

Session 3:
Afternoon with Disruptive Energy Models
Digitalisation & flexibility for the short-term.

Moderated by Nicolas Jensen | Eurogas

Session 4:
Innovation Lab #Storage
Energy storage as part of an integrated infrastructure planning.

Moderated by Sasha Twining


Session 5:
System Operation Development – Policy Breakfast
Methane emissions management

Moderated by Manuel Coxe | MARCOGAZ

Session 6:
Innovation Lab #Pipelines
Interoperability & infrastructure readiness for hydrogen.
Moderated by Sasha Twining


Session 7:
The decarbonisation potential of the gas infrastructure in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe – Policy Breakfast

Discussion around GIE’s report on “Decarbonisation in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe: How gas infrastructure can contribute to meet EU’s long-term decarbonization objectives”.

Moderated by Philipp Alexander Ostrowicz | Copenhagen
School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)

Session 8:
Innovation Lab #Coal2Gas2Hydrogen
Gas quality & the switch from coal to natural gas to hydrogen.

Moderated by Sasha Twining

Closing Remarks
End of the event

Boyana Achovski | GIE Secretary General

3 Days, 8 sessions, more than 20 speakers

From 19 th to 21 st May 2021, GIE organised this event to covering latest energy news and tolearn all about the policy recommendations and gas infrastructure innovations that will help deliver EU Green Deal’s goal.
4 policy sessions on dedicated topics were organised, each of them accompanied by respective Innovative Labs that bring into the spotlight ready-for-climate-neutrality projects of the gas infrastructure operators.

What is the most suitable regulation for the new gases? What are the new disruptive energy models, and will the role of long-term storage be? What are the latest techs to monitor and reduce methane emissions? How to best support the Central Eastern and South Eastern regions in their decarbonisation? How will adapted LNG terminals be used for imports of hydrogen carriers?…

Knowledge-sharing is key . It stimulates innovative thinking and makes scientific discoveries happen. And that’s why #GIEnergy Days will gather energy experts from all horizons .

During these 3 days, we offered the opportunity to listen to holistic discussions of international leaders from the European Parliament, the European Commission, the European energy regulator, the academia and the energy industry. Questions and on the role of the gas infrastructure in the energy transition from the audience were covered in each session..

Innovative Lab sessions

A conversation with the boldest creators from this energy transition was available though our Innovation Lab session, discovering the latest energy technologies revolutionising decarbonisation.

Do you have any burning questions?
Shape the discussion by sending your inquiries to .


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