Gas system of company RWE Transgas Net
RWE Transgas Net, s.r.o., owns and operates a transmission system on the basis of a licence granted in compliance with the Energy Act No 458/2000 Coll. And it offers its transmission capacity not only to the company RWE Transgas, but also to third parties. In the context of day-to-day activity, the employees of the company take care of capacity trading, asset management and, naturally, the operation and maintenance of the transmission system. It also operates six underground gas storage facilities with a total capacity of 2055 million m3 of natural gas.
RWE Transgas Net ensures the transiting of natural gas across the territory of the Czech Republic for foreign business partners and the internal transmission of natural gas for domestic partners. These are, in particular, the regional distribution companies. It ensures the operation of underground gas storage facilities and the transmission of natural gas stored in them.
The points of entry to the RWE Transgas Net transmission system are the border transfer stations in the localities Lanžhot and Hora Svaté Kateřiny on the territory of the Czech Republic, Olbernhau and Waidhaus on the territory of Germany, and eight transfer stations (six own and two leased) at underground gas storage facilities. The exit points from the transmission system are the border transfer stations Waidhaus and Obernhau on the territory of Germany, Hora Svaté Kateřiny on the territory of the Czech Republic, and 84 instate transfer stations. Gas is delivered to domestic sales partners via them.
From the technical aspect, the transmission system of RWE Transgas Net consists of high and very high pressure pipelines with nominal pressures from PN 4.0 MPa to PN 8.4 MPa. The overall length of pipelines is 3 640 km and there is a predominance of pipes with a bore exceeding 500 mm (DN 100 to DN 1 400).
Underground gas storage facilities
On the territory of the Czech Republic, RWE Transgas Net operates six underground gas storage facilities in the localities of Dolní Dunajovice, Tvrdonice, Štramberk, Lobodice, Třanovice and Háje with an overall storage capacity of 2 055 million m3. The role of the gas storage facilities is to store excess gas in the summer and to cover winter needs, including consumption peaks in periods with low external temperatures, i.e., the ensuring of an even balance between sources and consumption of natural gas in the Czech Republic.
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RWE Transgas Net, s.r.o., is part of the activities of RWE Energy in the Czech Republic. These are managed by RWE Transgas, a.s., which ensures the import and transmission of natural gas and which manages natural gas trade in the Czech Republic via six regional gas distribution companies (Západočeská plynárenská, a.s., Severočeská plynárenská, a.s., Východočeská plynárenská, a.s., Středočeská plynárenská, a.s., Severomoravská plynárenská, a.s., and Jihomoravská plynárenská, a.s.).
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