|What is your legal situation (requirement from legislation and administrative procedures) with regard to international interconnection for the injection in the gas grid with neighbouring countries?|
Is it possible for a TSO to refuse to feed in hydrogen from neighbouring countries at cross-border interconnection points?
a - If yes, under which conditions?
|b - Can you have a differentiated treatment (i.e.: applying a more stringent threshold than the one applying under your national law?|
|What is your legal situation (requirement form legislation and administrative procedures) with regard to a national connection for the injection in the gas grid? Is there a difference if injection takes place in an isolated (regional) network without international interconnections?|
Connection to the gas grid of a hydrogen producing facility
a - What are the requirements for connection of electrolyser plants which primarily use renewable energies to the gas supply network: i. Is the TSO obliged to connect the facilities; can TSO deny the connection and under which conditions? ii. Are there requirements for TSO to ensure the availability of connection? iii. Which are the requirements
|b - Is required to conclude a connection agreement and if yes, what are the requirements for conclusion of a gas grid connection agreement: i. Connection assessment by the TSO ii. Assessment of grid compatibility by TSO iii. How much time does it take to conclude a connection agreement|
Grid access (injection into grid) Is it required to conclude a feed-in agreement (grid access contract) between DSO/TSO and H2 supplier?
a - Is a TSO obliged to feed-in the H2; can a TSO deny the injection and under which conditions?
|b - Are there requirements for a TSO to ensure a minimum feed- in capacity?|
|c - Are there requirements (technical) for the supplier of H2 (or for the supplied H2)?|
|Is there a requirement for other or additional equipment compared to a regular connection for natural gas injection in your grid? Which one?|
|a - Please describe which party is responsible for delivering which part of the connection? For example is the TSO only responsible for delivering a connection point?|
|b - Who can do the connection work (professional skills requirement)?|
|c - Which party is responsible for carrying out the planning and establishment of the grid connection?|
|In case of network congestion, is the TSO obliged to prioritise the injection of hydrogen instead of natural gas?|
|Is it a barrier?||Yes|
|Type of Barrier||Operational barriers|
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