Gałów-Kiełczów gas pipeline

Description of the investment

The aim of the project was the construction of the Gałów - Kiełczów gas pipeline, approximately 47.7 km in length and which is 500 mm in diameter.

Route of the gas pipeline was located in dolnoslaskie voivodship - municipalities: Miękinia, Oborniki Śląskie, Wisznia Mała, Długołęka and Wrocław town.

The project finished in 2015.

Benefits

  • the new connection will enable the future management of surplus gas from Germany to the Górny Śląsk area which is connected with diversification of gas supplies,
  • will ensure the connection of the Wierzchowice Underground Gas Storage with the Górny and Dolny Śląsk agglomeration,
  • the future increase of energy security,
  • improvement of reliability and flexibility of operations of the entire system in the Dolny Śląsk and Opole regions.

Compensations
The owners are entitled to compensation in connection with the construction of strategic gas pipelines on their land. The Silesian Voivode is the competent authority to grant compensation.

Press release

08.12.2014 - Another large investment project of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. with the approved EU grant

17.08.2012 - The European Commission has awarded co-funding for the further modernisation of the transmission system in Lower Silesia

 

Project co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Found.


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