Pipelines, Storage & Power

Power-to-gas is the future for storage operators – Uniper

The managing director of Uniper’s energy storage arm says power-to-gas solutions offer a way forward for the industry The managing director of Uniper’s energy storage arm says power-to-gas solutions offer a way forward for the industry.
By Silvia Favasuli 10 October 2017 0 27908
German underground gas storage facility. An underground storage site in Germany. (VNG)

Axel Wietfeld, managing director of Uniper Energy Storage, spoke to Interfax Natural Gas Daily on the sidelines of the European Gas Summit in Rotterdam. He shared his concerns about the worsening economic conditions for storage site operators in Germany and indicated power-to-gas as a promising solution to preserve a role for gas – and gas storage operators – in a decarbonised future. 

Interfax Natural Gas Daily: Is the gas storage division of Uniper suffering from the same worsening economic conditions affecting many other gas storage operators...