Pipelines, Storage & Power

TSOs committed to STEP pipeline despite concerns

French TSO Teréga and its Spanish counterpart Enagás will forge ahead with building the interconnector even though funding may be a problem French TSO Teréga and its Spanish counterpart Enagás will forge ahead with building the interconnector even though funding may be a problem.
By Silvia Favasuli 16 October 2018 0 32916
Pipeline construction work in Spain. (Enagás)

Spanish transmission system operator (TSO) Enagás and its French counterpart Teréga plan to proceed with the development of the South Transit East Pyrenees (STEP) pipeline, despite claims the project will cost too much and will bring too few benefits. 

STEP aims to link the French and Spanish gas grids via an interconnector across the eastern Pyrenees. The project’s aim is to facilitate gas flows between Spain, France and Portugal and to enhance European energy security. STEP’s development hinges on access...