Lydia Woellwarth, World Pipelines
During the workshops, operators presented their strategies and plans to expand their gas infrastructure, which are aimed at achieving the EU's energy and climate policy objectives. The discussion on the search for optimal solutions in the long term was also focused on the importance of innovative technologies and the potential of renewable gases.
“Natural gas is a source of energy that can be used efficiently for the purposes of energy transition. The demand for gas in Poland is growing. GAZ-SYSTEM has been increasing its availability by developing national infrastructure such as the North-South Corridor and the Baltic Pipe. The workshop organised today as part of GIE demonstrates active approach of transmission system operators towards the EU climate change policy,” said Tomasz Stepien, President of GAZ-SYSTEM.
One way to reduce pollution emissions could be to use natural gas more widely in the electricity, district heating, industry or land and maritime transport. Natural gas can also play an important role in solving the ‘low emission’ problem, which results from the combustion of low-energy fuels.