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The GASCADE natural gas pipeline grid is about 3,200 kilometers long and links customers and suppliers right across Germany. Located at the heart of Europe and directly connected to the major European transit lines from Russia and the North Sea, this infrastructure has become an important hub of the European natural gas transport system.

Information according to Section 27 (2) of the German gas network fee regulations (GasNEV) in 2021

Deadline: 1 April 2022

Class A B C D E F G
Nominal diameter
DN in mm
≥ 1,000 700–999 500–699 350–499 225–349 110–224 up to 109
Length
in km
1,620 1,175 37 147 54 200 2

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in Mio. m³:
11,991

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in GWh:
135,370

Number of exit points/exit ranges in the high pressure grid:
83

Simultaneous annual peak load of all exits in MW:
109,030 MW (25/01/2021 10:00)

Total length of pipeline grid:
3,237 km