Consultation on the coordinated network development plan and the long-term plan 2015

Pursuant to section 63(1) Gaswirtschaftsgesetz (Natural Gas Act) 2011, one of the market area manager's tasks is to draw up a coordinated network development plan once a year, in coordination with the transmission system operators and having regard to the long-term plan.

For the distribution area manager, section 22 Natural Gas Act 2011 stipulates the duty to draw up a long-term plan for the distribution systems pursuant to annex 1 of the Act once a year.

In drawing up these plans, technical and economic expediency, the interests of all market participants and consistency with the Community-wide network development plan are to be taken into account.


The consultation closes on 28 August 2015. Please note that all reactions will be published on our website.

Please send your reactions to by that date.