Development plans

European Ten Year Network Development Plan

The preparation of a European Ten Year Network Development Plan is required by Regulation (EC) No 715/2009. This plan is published every two years by the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG), and its aims are to provide consistent information about the development of European transmission systems, along with identifying potential future investment needs. The plan also offers a broader view of the development of the gas market, and includes an analysis of the security of supplies. (Available in English only.)

Gas Regional Investment Plan for Central and Eastern Europe

The Central Eastern Europe Gas Regional Investment Plan (CEE GRIP) is prepared as requirements to promote regional cooperation, which is enshrined in EU Directive 2009/73/EC, Article 7 and in REG 715/2009, Article 12. It provides a specific view emphasizing the regional gas infrastructure outlook, regional specific assessments and a basis for the identification of potential future gas infrastructure needs in the CEE region. This region is composed of ten countries, namely Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The CEE GRIP 2017, including its annexes, can be downloaded from ENTSOG website:

Czech Ten Year Network Development Plan

The Czech Ten Year Network Development Plan is prepared by the transmission system operator on a yearly basis as required in Section 58k of the Energy Act. The objective of this plan is to analyse the development of peak daily and annual consumption and the sufficiency of the Czech Republic’s entry and exit capacity. The plan outlines implemented and forthcoming investment projects which increase network capacity, and provides an analysis of the security of supplies. (Available in Czech only.)

Document for public consultation organized by the transmission system operator.


  • Czech Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2018 - 2027
    Document after public consultation of the transmission system operator handed over to the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) on October 31, 2017 and modified on September 20, 2018 according to decissions of the ERO and the ERO Council. At the time of publication, this Development Plan was not approved by the Energy Regulatory Office.
  • Czech Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2017 - 2026
    On the basis of the decision of the Energy Regulatory Office dated 22 March 2018, the Bidirectional Austrian-Czech Interconnection project (BACI) was removed from the 2017-2026 Czech ten-year network development plan. The issue of the removal of the BACI project is subject to a court review initiated by NET4GAS and the court proceedings are pending.