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Overview of our publications

Read more about the project in our main brochure and learn why hydrogen is essential for the local energy transition in our factsheets.

GTP Report 2023

The Gas distribution Transformation Plan - Report of Results

The Gas distribution Transformation Plan (GTP) is the central planning tool for the transformation of the gas distribution grids to climate neutrality. After its launch in 2022, the number of participating gas distribution system operators was increased from 180 to 241 in the second planning year. The gas distribution networks covered by the GTP 2023 have a total combined length of over 415,000 kilometres.


H2vorOrt – Making hydrogen available to all via the gas distribution networks

Read our project brochure here (Status: Nov. 2020)


An Introduction to Hydrogen – Key Element of the Energy Transition

Discover why hydrogen, the smallest chemical element, will play such a major role in achieving climate protection goals and everything else you need to know about the element.


Molecules & Electrons: Transitioning to a Safe, Net Zero Energy System by 2045

The goal is clear: Germany is to become climate-neutral by 2045. 85 percent of our energy still needs to be decarbonized - climate-neutral gases are indispensable for this. But how much energy will we actually need on this path, and in what form will we obtain this energy?


Paving the way for the local energy transition: how hydrogen protects the climate and strengthens local communities

In order to achieve the climate protection targets in a way that is both secure in terms of supply and as socially acceptable as possible, the use of climate-neutral hydrogen via the existing gas distribution networks in individual municipalities will play a significant role.


Hydrogen and climate-neutral gases can make a significant contribution to a socially compatible energy transition in the heating sector

A key factor for the success of the energy transition is that it should be shaped in a way that is as socially responsible as possible. After all, measures to combat climate change will only be acceptable to the population and thus actually implemented if they do not place a disproportionate burden on specific income brackets.


Heating with hydrogen: easily adapted and a real plus for climate protection and energy sovereignty in Germany

Alongside energy-efficient building modernization and heating with green electricity and solar thermal energy, the use of climate-neutral gases such as green hydrogen is indispensable for reliably achieving climate targets in the building sector and successively reducing dependence on fossil energy imports.


The impact of the EU gas package on the German energy transition

The current geopolitical and climate policy situation requires the rapid deployment of hydrogen in all areas of application. The unbundling regulations proposed by the EU Commission in the internal gas market package prevent a rapid transition.