The requirement to promote regional cooperation is enshrined in EU Directive 2009/73/EC and further detailed by EU Gas Regulation (EC) 715/2009, which requires European TSOs to publish Gas Regional Investment Plans (GRIPs) on a biennial basis.
Based on an analysis of transmission system interconnections and operation, as well as infrastructure development needs, the ENTSOG TSOs agreed on six regional groupings, in some cases overlapping, to develop the first GRIPS.
Six Regional Groupings:
A dedicated website on which the TSOs GRIPs are presented is available here: www.eugastsogrip.eu
For further information, please contact:
Thilo von der Grün - Director, System Development
Kacper Zeromski - Deputy Director, System Development