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3 May 2022

Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal: Application documents submitted for planning approval procedure for Wilhelmshaven pipeline link

OGE submitted its application documents for planning approval for the Wilhelmshaven Pipeline Link (WAL).

8 April 2022

Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal: OGE plans to build pipeline link by end of 2022

Important step towards becoming independent from Russian gas as soon as possible. Pipeline will be almost 30 km long and hydrogen-ready. Further capacity expansion planned for gas infrastructure in the region.

5 April 2022 / Cooperation

European Hydrogen Backbone grows to meet REPowerEU’s 2030 hydrogen targets and develops 27,000 km in 2030 and 53,000 km in 2040, now covering 28 European countries

Today, the European Hydrogen Backbone (EHB) initiative presents a promising solution to accelerate hydrogen adoption for greater energy security and meet renewable targets.

4 April 2022

OGE and TES join forces to develop a 1,000 km CO₂ transmission system

OGE, one of the leading European gas transmission system operators, is planning to build a CO₂ pipeline system. The project will focus on CO₂ emissions that cannot be avoided during production processes and on the reuse of CO₂ in a green circular system to import green hydrogen.

24 March 2022 / Cooperation

Hydrogen fast track: OGE and RWE present national infrastructure concept “H₂ercules”

In order to speed up the process of building a German hydrogen industry and infrastructure, OGE and RWE jointly developed the national infrastructure concept called “H₂ercules”. The infrastructure is set to connect electrolysers as well as storage and import facilities in the north of the country with industrial consumers in the west and south of Germany.

2 March 2022

OGE introduces competitive capacity marketing at selected storage connection points as of 1 April 2022

On 30 November 2021, OGE applied to the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) for the introduction of competitive capacity marketing for conditionally firm freely allocable capacities (bFZK) at selected storage connection points.

2 February 2022

Hydrogen: OGE pilot launched in Krummhörn examines the station’s demand for mobility, heat and electricity

The Minister of the Environment of Lower Saxony, Olaf Lies, today visited the OGE station in Krummhörn/East Frisia to present the official notification of funding of € 2.81 million for the KRUH2 hydrogen pilot at the site.

19 January 2022 / Cooperation

European Hydrogen Backbone initiative adds six new members and sets its agenda for 2022

Today, the European Hydrogen Backbone (EHB) initiative announces the expansion of its membership base now reaching 29 operators and continues its activities in 2022.

22 December 2021

OGE plans competitive capacity marketing at selected storage connection points

On 30 November 2021, OGE submitted an application to the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) for the introduction of competitive capacity marketing at selected storage connection points starting in 2022 (ref. BK7-21-099).

2 December 2021

Renewable gases and energy infrastructure key to European Green Deal and to the EU’s climate targets

There is no alternative to hydrogen and other renewable gases if the Green Deal is to succeeded and the EU’s ambitious climate targets are to be met. This is the key message of today’s Energy Policy Dialogue, which was hosted by OGE for the seventh time.

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