Source: In-house analysis based on PSG data.
PSG’s activities resulted in the execution of over 119,300 connection contracts in 2021, providing for 135,900 new connections to the gas grid. In 2021, PSG planned to build over 67,900 new service lines. By the end of the year, nearly 260,000 decisions defining the terms of connection were issued (an increase of 17% year on year) and 119,200 service lines with a total length of 1,133.7 km were built.
In 2021, PSG commissioned 31 LNG regasification stations, and additionally purchased two such facilities in Ełk and Olecko from PGNiG S.A., which became PSG’s property on December 1st 2021.
In 2021, PSG obtained 33 liquefaction and regasification licences. At the same time, following an amendment to the Energy Law of May 20th 2021, six LNG regasification stations with a capacity of up to 200 cm/h were made available, whose operation, in accordance with the amendment to the Energy Law, does not require a licence. Thus, the number of the LNG regasification plants licensed and made available increased to 91 at the year’s end.
The volume of gas distributed using LNG regasification plants (including stations supporting the distribution system) was 226.3 GWh in 2021 (an increase of approximately 43.5% year on year) and the number of single distribution orders for the year was 22,490 (an increase of approximately 3% year on year).