2021 incremental capacity procedure

2021 incremental capacity procedure

Launch of the Incremental Capacity Procedure according to Regulation (EU) NO. 2017/459 of 16th of march 2017


Snam Rete Gas announces that on the 5th of July 2021 has been launched the Procedure useful to request, under the Chapter V of the Regulation (EU) NO. 2017/459 of 16th of March 2017, incremental capacity (i) at existing interconnection points, (ii) by establishing new interconnection points (iii) as physical reverse flow capacity at an interconnection point, which has not been offered before.

To participate to the incremental capacity process you must complete the form "Incremental capacity request", together with all attachments downloaded below, and send it using the fax number no. +39.02.3703.0396 and the email ipa@pec.snam.it by 30th of August 2021.

The above procedure is to be followed also for requests related to the TAP Expansion whose detailed information are available on the TAP website at the following link:


For any further clarification please contact:

Interconnection Agreements (COIN)
Manager: Alessandro Mora
Telephone number: +39.02. 370.39727
e-mail: ipa@snam.it

The cost hypotesis of the technical studies related to the incremental capacity projects are shown at the following link: https://www.snam.it/en/transportation/Online_Processes/Allacciamenti/procedure-module/incr_cap_costs_tec_study/index.html 

The forms to request incremental capacity are published here below:


  • Incremental capacity request

  • Annex 1 - Declaration in lieu of affidavit

  • Annex 2 - Request capacity form

  • Annex 3 - Declaration for the collection of personal data

According to the article 26 of the Regulation (EU) NO. 2017/459 of 16th of March 2017, Snam Rete Gas provides the Demand Assessment Reports (DAR) for EU interconnection points.

  • DAR for incremental capacity between Italy and Austria

  • DAR for Incremental capacity between Italy and Slovenia

  • DAR for incremental capacity between Italy and TAP

In accordance to the provisions set in Article 27 comma 3 of Regulation (EU) N. 2017/459 of 16th of March 2017, SNAM prepared the documentation to conduct a public consultation on the identified draft project proposals to fulfil the received requests.

All the interested parties are invited to send their comments (in written form) to the email address  ipa@snam.it.

  • Public consultation report for Incremental Capacity between TAP and Italy

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