The Prime Minister of Bavaria, Marcus Zeder, called for the launch of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline as soon as possible, which he said would be the basis for a stable gas supply to Germany. TARS writes about it.
“We need a smart strategy to ensure energy supply. To do this, it is advisable to launch the Nord Stream-2 pipeline soon to regulate gas prices, “said the prime minister, adding that Germany cannot, without taking any action, watch the price rise before the cold. in winter.
Zeder reminded that Germany is moving away from coal and nuclear energy, and the country is increasingly short of resources, rising prices and increasing demand for electricity in the light of digitalization and electric mobility. “In this regard, we need gas power plants,” he said.
Earlier, the financial director of the energy company Uniper, based in Germany, Tiina Tuomela assessed the impact of the launch of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline on the gas market. According to the expert, the launch of Nord Stream-2 should provide a larger volume of supplies and direct the European gas market in the right direction. However, it is difficult to say whether this will be able to completely change the picture in the market.
Construction of Nord Stream-2 was completed on September 10. In early November, the Ministry of Economy and Energy of Germany announced that the process of certification of the pipeline is underway, the date of completion of the procedure is still unknown.