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The GASCADE natural gas pipeline grid is about 2,400 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 2016:

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
786 1,174 38 147 54 199 2

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in Mio. m³:
11,110

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in GWh:
125,152

Number of exit points/exit ranges in the high pressure grid:
82

Simultaneous annual peak load of all exits in MW:
76,854 (05/12/2016, 07:00)

Total length of pipeline grid:
2,401 km