• GD4S is strengthened with the entry of the Greek EDA THESS

    Brussels, 25 May 2020 - Gas Distributors for Sustainability, the association that brings together the main European players in the gas distribution sector, is further strengthened by the entry of the Greek EDA THESS. The new member, active in the distribution of natural gas in the Thessaloniki and Thessaly areas, is the seventh member of the European Association, thus reaching a network of 28 million customers.

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  • GD4S perspective on integrating renewable gas

    Brussels, 10th March 2020. Jean-Marie Gauthey, Head of EU Affairs at GRDF, participated in the 1st Workshop organised by ENTSOG on its 2050 Roadmap for Gas Grids.
    He presented the main challenges and parameters of gas distributors on the pathway towards a performant integration of renewable gases. Key challenges focus on governance, planning, and efficient regulation of flexibility. As a conclusion, Jean-Marie Gauthey stated that the EU Green Deal should provide the legal Framework for a Renewable Gas Strategy.
  • General Assembly appoints Paolo Gallo (Italgas CEO) as President for 2020

    Brussels, 30th January 2020: Following a high level meeting with Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director-General of Energy of the European Commission, the CEOs of six leading EU gas distributors, members of GD4S, this afternoon held their Annual General Assembly and appointed Paolo Gallo (Italgas) as President for 2020.

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  • GD4S Highlighted the Role Renewable Gases to Facilitate Decarbonisation at the European Utility Week 2019

    Paris, November 13th 2019. Ian Kilgallon, Business Development & Innovation Manager, Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) took to the stage on behalf of Gas Distributors for Sustainability (GD4S) at the 2019 Hub Session at the European Utility Week. His presentation, ‘Integrating Renewable Gases to Facilitate Decarbonisation’, was well received on the day and highlighted the role of the gas infrastructure and renewable gases as key to decarbonisation, with particular focus on Ireland.

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  • Two representatives of GD4S give a lecture at a training of the Florence School for Energy

    Florence, March 6th 2019 – Jean-Marie Gauthey, Head of the European Affairs for GRDF, and Leonardo D’Acquisto, Head of Institutional Relations for Italgas, gave a lecture on the "Tasks and Challenges of Gas DSOs in an evloving system", at the Specialised Training on Gas markets regulation, organized by the Florence School of Energy, in Florence, Italy. The training gathered 25 participants from 11 countries and 17 different institutions.
  • Edouard Sauvage, president of GD4S, spoke at the 5th Energy Infrastructure Forum in Copenhagen

    Copenhaguen, May 23rd 2019 – Edouard Sauvage, president of GD4S, spoke at the 5th Energy Infrastructure Forum organised by the European Commission in Copenhagen, Denmark. He highlighted the need of sector coupling between gas and electricity, outlined some measures to make it a reality and emphasized the key role of gas distributors.
  • GD4S participated in the workshop of the Florence School of Energy on energy storage and flexibility needs

    Florence, May 27th 2019 – Jean-Marie Gauthey, Head of the European Affairs for GRDF and member of GD4S, delivered a presentation on the integration of renewable energy sources into the energy system, at the workshop organised by the Florence School of Energy and Gas Infrastructure Europe and entitled “Which Energy Storage for the flexibility needs of a multi-energy System?”

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million customers

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major European DSOs

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% of EU gas market

363000

km of network

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66, Avenue de Cortenbergh
B-1000 Bruxelles
+ 32 2 280 39 94