The Spanish (Enagás), French (GRTgaz and Teréga) and Portuguese (REN) Transmission System Operators have signed the ‘Green2TSO’ initiative, which aims to transform the gas grid into a hydrogen grid.
The project is aligned with the European Commission’s initiatives Green Deal, Fit for 55 and REPowerEU, underlining the role of European TSOs to become carriers of hydrogen as an efficient, safe and clean energy vector, using its large-scale infrastructure.
Arturo Gonzalo, CEO of Enagás, said the collaboration of the TSOs in the field of innovation is crucial for the development of renewable gases infrastructure in Europe. He said, “This agreement fits perfectly with the common objective of the European Union to decarbonise the economy the economy and advance in energy independence, as stated in the European Strategy REPowerEU.”
In addition, he stressed that “initiatives such as this will reinforce the necessary capacities for the development of Hydrogen Network Operator (HNO) activities”.
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