GAS Nord Stream 2 15 May, 2020 10:40 am   
COMMENTS: Mateusz Gibała

Nord Stream 2 will not be excluded from the Gas Directive

Bundesnetzagentur, the German energy regulator, has announced that Nord Stream 2 will not be excluded from the EU gas directive.

Nord Stream 2 and the Gas Directive

The Federal Network Agency explains this decision by the fact that the exclusion can only cover projects that were completed before May 23, 2019. Nord Stream 2 has not been completed yet.

On 15 May, the adjudicating chamber rejected Nord Stream 2 AG’s request to exclude Nord Stream 2 from the regulation of the part that runs through German territorial waters. – All European Union countries had the opportunity to submit their objections. Ten countries have used this right – informs the regulator.

– The content of the full statement will be published later – the regulator adds.

Earlier, information on the possibility of a negative decision BnetzA appeared in several media.

Bundesnetsagentur/Mariusz Marszałkowski/Michał Perzyński