Annual overview


As of 1 January 2015, Vertogas is issuing Certificates of Origin for renewable gas, acting on behalf of the Minister of Economic Affairs.

The first actions taken in the context of the campaign to promote safe working (Veilig werken? Zeker weten!) were rewarded: employees who identified unsafe situations or unsafe behaviour were given the chance to donate € 500 to a charity of their choice.

The second phase of the Elbe culvert project was completed. A gas transport pipeline of 1,550 metres was successfully extended through the tunnel constructed under the Elbe.

Fifteen new company vehicles running on green gas were put into operation. Our technicians will conduct a pilot with these vehicles to see if our entire fleet of 187 company vehicles could eventually run on green gas.

The decision was taken to invest in a new transport management system for the GTS network.

Gasunie co-signed the ‘Green Deal HarvestaGG Noord’, which enables the large-scale processing of specially grown grass as green input for a wide range of products, including bio-LNG.

Gate terminal started the construction of an LNG break-bulk facility in the port of Rotterdam, giving a new boost to the use of LNG as a clean and affordable fuel for the transport sector in the Netherlands and north-west Europe.


Under the motto of ‘Let’s design our energy’, Gasunie introduced the ‘Metro Card’, our vision of the future of gas and energy.

The 100th LNG tanker, the Coral Anthelia, moored at Gate terminal.

The decision was taken to adjust Gasunie’s infrastructure in the earthquake zone in Groningen to ensure it can withstand bigger earthquakes.


GTS published its first Network Development Plan to provide insight into future business scenarios and their effects on our gas transport network.

The old Elbe culvert was successfully removed.

The Fockbek-Ellund pipeline was put into operation. This pipeline contributes significantly to the security of supply in Germany and Scandinavia.

A bond loan of € 500 million was repaid.


EnTranCe opened a new sustainable energy pilot platform in Groningen, with Gasunie as partner.

A decision was taken to split up the subsidiary GTS B.V. into two separate transmission companies as of 1 January 2016, creating GTS B.V. (Gasunie Transport Services) and GGS B.V. (Gasunie Grid Services).

The Dutch Association for Sustainable Energy was co-founded by Gasunie, with the aim of accelerating the transition to a sustainable energy supply based on renewable sources.

The milestone of 100 billion m3 of gas transported to the European Union via Nord Stream was reached.

S&P raised our credit rating to AA-.

In a customer satisfaction survey, customers gave the service provision of GTS a rating of 7.8.

The virtual gas trading platform TTF strengthened its leading position in continental Europe.

Together with our employees, the Works Council and the trade unions, we drew up a new proposal for HRM and employment conditions policy.