New biomethane delivery points
Steps for connection to the Snam network:
Next activation points of biomethane
Technical information useful for your preliminary evaluations (for example: distance from pipeline, pressure...)
Connection request for new delivery points from biomethane production
Below you will find all the necessary information and documents.
Terms and conditions for the request of new Biomethane Delivery Points are defined in the Network Code of Snam Rete Gas*, approved by Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas.
For a description of the adopted criteria and of the application process for requesting the realization of new Biomethane Delivery Points, refer to Chapter 6 of the Network Code and to the relevant Appendix 6/A, which illustrates the methodology for calculating the amount of the possible contribution to be charged to the Applicant. Such procedure refers to the realization of new Biomethane Delivery Points as well as to the reinforcement of existing points.
For the purpose of the investment eligible for offers sent by the 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022, please refer to the parameter values available at the following link:
Being considered the abovementioned regulatory framework, along with the procedure further described in the following, the requests for the realization of Biomethane Delivery Points must be forwarded through certified mail to
The elements to be provided with the requests for realization of Biomethane Delivery Points, in accordance with the provisions of the Network Code, are indicated in the documents available at the following links:
Following the request, the Applicant will agree with Snam Rete Gas the point location by signing the document available at the following link:
For each request, Snam Rete Gas provides to send an offer with timing and costs of realization, as well as the amounts of the contribution and of the guarantee in charge of the applicant, to be submitted together with the acceptance of the offer, as required by the Network Code.
The following are the standard texts of the connection agreements and of the bank guarantee:
- Offer No contribution
- Offer With contribution
- Bank guarantee (no contribution)
- Bank guarantee (with contribution)
The Applicant can request for a contribution instalment for a maximum period of 20 years according to the Annex 6/A of the Network Code, and the request shall be made according to the text in the document available at the following link:
The Applicant can request for a step bank guarantee or deposit associated with the connection contract, and the request shall be made according to the text in the document available at the following link:
If step bank guarantee is requested, the following are the standard texts of the offer and the bank guarantee integration:
- Offer No contribution_step bank guarantee
- Offer With contribution_step bank guarantee
- Bank guarantee
- Bank guarantee_ integration
With regard to the points connected to the distribution network, for which it is necessary to start the process of creating and managing of the Punto di Entrata Virtuale (PIV), at the followinglink is made available the procedure for the management of IT flows related to this Point
In case of any further explanation the in charge office is available at the following link.
* Relatively the request of new Biomethane Delivery Points of Infrastrutture Trasporto Gas (ITG) network, please refer to the Network Code of Infrastrutture Trasporto Gas available at the follow link
Below the contacts of the on site commercially in charge people are listed.
14 October 2022 - 13:07 CEST