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Federal Cabinet Adopts Bill Amending Laws Regulating Power Line Expansion

Yesterday the Federal Cabinet adopted a bill amending various laws concerning power line extension. The main aspects are an extension of the annual obligation to evaluate the need for grid expansion to a two-year period and more possibilities to install underground cables.

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BNetzA Starts Consultation on Draft for First National Gas Grid Development Plan

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has started a consultation on the draft of the first national gas grid development plan (NEP Gas) for the period 2013 to 2022. The consultation ends on 8 June 2012.

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Gas Grid Transmission System Operators Publish Draft of First National Gas Grid Development Plan

In accordance with legal requirements under the German Energy Act (EnWG), the German gas transmission system operators published the draft for the first national gas grid development plan (NEP Gas) for the period 2013 to 2022 on their joint website www.netzentwicklungsplan-gas.de. A preliminary draft had been submitted for consultation in late February 2012.

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Gas Transmission System Operators Publish Draft National Gas Grid Development Plan

The German gas transmission system operators published a draft of the national gas grid development plan (NEP Gas) on their joint website www.netzentwicklungsplan-gas.de. It shall serve as a basis for the first NEP Gas, which the gas transmission system operators have to present to the German grid regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) until 1 April 2012.

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BNetzA Approves Scenario Framework for Gas Grid Development Plan

Yesterday, the Federal Network Agency approved the scenario framework for the national gas grid development plan (NEP Gas). The scenario framework has been drawn up by the gas transmission system operators as a basis for the national NEP Gas, which they have to present to BNetzA for the first time on 1 April 2012.

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Federal Network Agency Approved Scenario Framework for Grid Development

Yesterday the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) announced the major content of its scenario framework for future grid development.  The scenario framework is the basis for the national grid development plan, including all measures for grid expansion, grid optimization) which the TSOs have to present on an annual basis, for the first time on 3 June 2012

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Electricity Grid Expansion Scenario Comments Published

The comments on three different scenarios assessing the need for electricity grid expansion in Germany have meanwhile been published on BNetzA’s website. The scenarios had been submitted by the transmission system operators and were published by the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) for consultation.

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