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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 2017:

ClassABCDEFG
Nominal diameter
DN in mm
≥ 1,000700–999500–699350–499225–349110–224up to 109
Length
in km
8141,17438147541992

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in Mio. m³:
11,978

Annual exit consumption for DSO's and end consumers in GWh:
134,553

Number of exit points/exit ranges in the high pressure grid:
85

Simultaneous annual peak load of all exits in MW:
87,293 MW (04/04/2018, 19:00)

Total length of pipeline grid:
2,429 km