Network Development Plan 2012Network Development Plan 2012
Network Development Plan 2012
The gas transmission system operators publish their Gas Network Development Plan 2012 for the national gas transmission system
The Network Development Plan (NDP) 2012 published by the gas transmission system operators is binding as of today and includes all of the changes specified by the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) in its decision of 10 December 2012 (Ref. 8615-NEP Gas 2012 – Änderungsverlangen). BNetzA had confirmed that the NDP and the measures detailed therein reflect the scale of the energy system expansions required and that it has binding legal effect insofar as it establishes the need to optimise, strengthen or expand the energy supply system in line with demand pursuant to Section 11 of the Energy Industry Act (EnWG) for further regulatory procedures (c.f. page 51 of the above-mentioned BNetzA decision). The Network Development Plan is now the main instrument used to identify demand.
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BNetzA publishes results of the consultation process on the draft Gas Network Development Plan 2012
Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) publishes results of consultations on the draft Gas Network Development Plan 2012 and submits a change request to the gas transmission system operators.
Public consultation process of the gas transmission system operators on the NDP 2012 ends
As part of the consultation process, a large number of market players have submitted comments on the draft Gas Network Development Plan 2012, some of which may be incorporated directly into the draft version.
BNetzA publishes dialogue dates and workshop on Gas Network Development Plan
BNetzA presents draft of the Gas Network Development Plan 2012 for consultation
Comments can be submitted to BNetzA up until 8 June 2012.
Gas transmission system operators submit draft Gas Network Development Plan 2012 to BNetzA
The revised Gas Network Development Plan 2012 is published for the first time for the year 2012
The Network Development Plan 2012 is based on the Scenario Framework confirmed by BNetzA in 2012, which had been prepared by Prognos AG on behalf of the German gas transmission system operators and revised and modified in the course of a public consultation process.
BNetzA publishes storage list requested in the NDP consultation process
BNetzA's public consultation process on the Gas Network Development Plan 2012 ends
Workshop on draft Gas Network Development Plan 2012
In order to continuously involve market players in the development of the Network Development Plan, an all-day workshop to explain and discuss the draft was held in Berlin on Wednesday, 29 February 2012.
Publication of the NDP 2012 consultation document
Based on the Scenario Framework confirmed by BNetzA, the gas TSOs will draw up the Network Development Plan 2013-2022 for the German gas transmission network by 1 April 2012. The first draft was published on 20 February to allow market partners to submit their questions and suggestions for the final Network Development Plan.