ZEELINK

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  • Project name
    ZEELINK
  • Project description
    The ZEELINK project includes the new ZEELINK gas transmission pipeline from Lichtenbusch on Germany’s border with Belgium to Sankt Hubert near Krefeld and from there to Legden near Ahaus in North Rhine-Westphalia as well as a compressor station in the Aachen area. The new transmission pipeline will make an important contribution to security of supply in Germany. It will also boost gas transmission capacities from the north to the south.
  • Contact details of project promoter
    ZEELINK GmbH Co. KG, Kallenbergstr. 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
  • Information on planned public consultation
    The dates of the public hearings and discussions to be held as part of the planning permission procedure, which will commence in September 2017, will be decided and published during the course of the project.

www.zeelink.de

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