EUGAL news

We keep you up-to-date about the project’s progress. We provide press releases online in a pool.

01/09/2020 | Die GASCADE Gastransport GmbH benötigt rund 700.000 MWh Erdgas zur Erstbefüllung des zweiten Strangs der Europäischen Gasanbindungsleitung (EUGAL) im Dezember 2020. Erdgashändler sind eingeladen, an einer Ausschreibung für den Verkauf und die Lieferung von Erdgas teilzunehmen
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10/08/2020 | Estimated consumption demand of 820,000 MWh for one year / prequalification ends on 17 August
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17/03/2020 | The tunnel under the river Peene, to the west of Anklam, is around a kilometer in length. It is through this tunnel that the second string of the European Gas Pipeline Link is currently being laid.
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24/02/2020 | The site for pulling in the second EUGAL string is currently being prepared at the EUGAL construction site near Stolpe on the river Peene. A retention basin was damaged during this work on Monday, 17 February 2020.
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20/12/2019 | After just around one and half years of construction, the first string of the European Gas Pipeline Link EUGAL is now complete. It will be ready to transport gas from 1 January 2020.
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29/11/2019 | The first pipeline string of the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL) will be filled with gas starting next Monday, 2 December 2019.
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21/11/2019 | The Brandenburg State Office for Monuments and Archaeological State Museum and GASCADE were positive about the collaboration.
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15/11/2019 | The first string of EUGAL is in the ground. The final technical tests of the around 480-kilometer-long pipeline have now also been completed.
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04/11/2019 | To prepare for further checks, excess air will be discharged at the valve stations along the EUGAL.
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04/09/2019 | Almost 500,000 square meters of new habitat, 68,500 meters of fencing and more than 2,200 resettled creatures – protecting sand lizards is of great importance at the EUGAL construction site in Brandenburg.
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18/07/2019 | In view of the situation regarding the Schwarze Elster river, GASCADE is still in discussions with the public authorities and ready to take action.
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11/07/2019 | GASCADE regrets any connection between the construction of the EUGAL pipeline and the current poor quality of the water in the Schwarze Elster river.
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03/07/2019 | Request for a single exemption from the obligation to enable bi-directional capacity at the interconnection point Deutschneudorf-EUGAL / Objections can be submitted until 10th of July 2019
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17/05/2019 | Part of the EUGAL building site near Wrangelsburg, southeast of Greifswald, was occupied by six members of the activist group “Climate Justice Greifswald”.
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18/12/2018 | Construction in Saxony is proceeding as scheduled – Completion of the gas pipeline scheduled for 2019
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25/10/2018 | Work to construct the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has been given the go-ahead. The Stralsund Mining Authority’s decision brings together all the individual approvals needed to build the EUGAL in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
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06/09/2018 | The Dresden office of the state authorities in Saxony issues planning approval decision for the northern section. Construction of the section of the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL) in Saxony can begin in September.
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17/08/2018 | Planning approval decision from the Brandenburg State Mining Office now available / construction of the natural gas pipeline to start in Brandenburg
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29/05/2018 | The preparations for the construction of the European gas pipeline link EUGAL are making progress.
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24/05/2018 | The Stralsund Mining Authority has successfully completed the planning approval process for the natural gas receiving station “Lubmin 2”.
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10/01/2018 | The Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has started the approval procedure for the Radeland 2 compressor station in Baruth/Mark. The station is part of the infrastructure for the EUGAL.
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21/12/2017 | The joint State Planning Department of Berlin-Brandenburg has completed and approved the regional planning procedure for the section of the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL).
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01/12/2017 | The European gas pipeline link EUGAL has entered a new project phase in Saxony. The state authorities in Saxony have opened the planning approval procedure for both sections of EUGAL in Saxony.
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30/10/2017 | The EUGAL has entered a new project phase in Brandenburg. The Brandenburg State Office for Mining, Geology and Raw Materials (LBGR) in Cottbus opened the planning approval procedure for the section of the EUGAL pipeline in Brandenburg.
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24/10/2017 | The final official review of the preferred route for section of the EUGAL pipeline in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania will take place with the opening of the planning approval procedure by the Stralsund Mining Authority.
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13/10/2017 | The preparations for the construction of the European gas pipeline link EUGAL are making progress. From Monday, 16 October 2017, the first pipes will be delivered in Brandenburg and stored at pipe storage points until construction of EUGAL starts in mid-2018.
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13/06/2017 | Important step toward reinforcing supply security in Germany and Europe: GASCADE today submitted planning approval documents to the state authorities in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
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07/06/2017 | The state authorities in Saxony have completed and approved the regional planning procedure for the section of the EUGAL just under 110 kilometers in length which passes through Saxony.
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30/05/2017 | Following the Farmers’ Associations in Saxony and Brandenburg, the professional representative for the farmers in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has now also signed the framework agreement.
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23/05/2017 | Clarity regarding key issues for the contractual agreements with farmers. Following the Farmers’ Association in Saxony, the professional representative for the farmers in the German state of Brandenburg has now also signed the framework agreement.
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15/05/2017 | Preliminary agreement with State Farmers’ Associations: This week, the framework agreement was signed with the professional representative for the farmers in the German state of Saxony.
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10/01/2017 | The approval processes for the European gas pipeline link EUGAL are progressing: After the regional planning procedure was already opened in Saxony in November, the official investigation to identify a preferred corridor and possible alternatives, also in the Brandenburg section, will now begin.
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01/12/2016 | The opening of the regional planning procedure by the state authorities in Saxony marks the start of the official investigation to identify a preferred corridor and possible alternatives for the section through Saxony.
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07/11/2016 | With information events along potential route variants GASCADE introduces the pipeline itself to its future neighbors in Mecklenburg - West Pomerania.
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07/10/2016 | Project framework for EUGAL, the concrete planning and consultation steps and the project itself are to be presented to citizens along the potential route variants in the coming weeks.
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26/09/2016 | The new pipeline project EUGAL will strengthen the supply of energy to Germany and Europe. With information events along potential route variants GASCADE introduces the pipeline itself to its future neighbors in Brandenburg.
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07/06/2016 | The assessment framework and methods were discussed at the application conference in Königs Wusterhausen on June 7. The regional planning procedure will then begin in the fall with the publication of the planning documents in all municipalities involved.
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02/05/2016 | During the application conferences in Dresden and Chemnitz on May 3 and 4, the assessment framework and the methods on which the plans will be based will first be determined.
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