Southern Europe expects higher gas-for-power demand

Gas-for-power demand in southern Europe is expected to increase over the coming years as coal is displaced from the power mix
By Andreas Walstad 23 August 2017

Gas-for-power demand in southern Europe is expected to increase over the coming years as a result of the displacement of coal from the power mix and the role gas can play in complementing renewables, according to the region’s transmission system operators (TSOs).

The TSOs of France, Spain and Portugal said in their Gas Regional Investment Plan (GRIP South), published on 27 July, that gas demand in the power sector would increase regardless of scenario, but that...

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