Poland-Czech Republic gas pipeline
The Poland - Czech Republic gas pipeline was a common project of the Polish Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and the Czech Transmission System Operator and NET4GAS s.r.o. The investment, along with fulfilment of tasks on the Czech side, will enable gas to be supplied from a new entry point to the Polish system with an initial capacity equivalent to approx. 0.5 bcm annually.
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- the total budget of the project - 28 MM EUR (on GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. outlays amounted to approximately 21 MM EUR),
- co-financing from EEPR - 14 mln EUR (including the GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. - 10.5 MM EUR and for NET4GAS s.r.o. - 3.5 MM EUR), which accounted for 50% of the planned outlays.
On 23 August 2010, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. received an individual Decision of the European Commission K(2010) 5705, issued on 19 August 2010, on the award of financial aid from the European Union for GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and NET4GAS s.r.o. for the joint performance of the interconnector, which will include the construction of the Tranovice – Cieszyn – Skoczów gas pipeline and the measurement station on the Polish border in Cieszyn.
Project of Common Interest
In October 2013, the European Commission granted the status of the Project of Common Interest to the project. More information about the meaning of PCI status for the development of the gas transmission infrastructure is presented here and in the brochure on PCI projects. Subject to meeting additional requirments, the project might also be eligible for the EU funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), which will apply under the European Union financial perspective 2014-2020.
GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. carries out the Poland - Czech Republic project without prejudice to rights of all stakeholders. Please, submit your notes, comments and questions concerning the Poland - Czech Republic project, which is the Project of Common Interest, via this form.
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