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      Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH

      No chemistry without energy

      Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH supplies natural gas and electricity to the production plants at the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park. Flexible and economical, around the clock.

      Founded in early 2013, this subsidiary of Covestro Deutschland AG operates the distribution networks at Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park. Approximately 400 kilometers of power cables and around eight kilometers of natural gas pipelines have been installed throughout the site. This is how natural gas and electricity are fed directly into the production plants – with greatest reliability and precision.

      Around 20 employees are responsible for monitoring the technology, maintaining the energy systems, measuring consumption and billing. The team ensures that each customer receives exactly the quantities and grades of natural gas and electricity they need. And all of this at favorable terms – thanks to intelligent procurement strategies and active portfolio management.

      And this not only ensures smooth production in the industrial park. Energie GmbH also helps the resident companies remain competitive because customers can save on energy costs for natural gas and electricity.

      Natural gas

      Supplier for all required pressure levels

      Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH is one of the largest suppliers of natural gas among the energy suppliers to German chemical park sites. At Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park, it supplies its customers with natural gas at all required pressure levels. The individual needs of customers are taken into account and active management of the purchasing portfolio is pursued. This allows natural gas to be offered at a favorable price-performance ratio.

      Energie GmbH has many years of experience in energy procurement and in the management of distribution networks for natural gas. Their experts provide companies at Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park with competent support in supplying their production plants with energy on a needs-based and cost-effective basis. In doing so, the optimal supply model is always identified in cooperation with the customer – this is the basis for a flexible, demand-based natural gas supply contract that sustainably contributes to the competitiveness of the businesses of industrial park.

      High-performance natural gas distribution network offers highest standard

      Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH supplies its customers in the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park with natural gas at various pressure levels, from high to low pressure. For this purpose, the natural gas is taken from the interregional pipeline transport networks and “depressurized” using the company's own pressure controlling systems. This enables it to be fed into the local grid, which was built up with considerable investments on the part of the company.

      As a competent operator of the regulated gas distribution network at one of Germany's major chemical sites, Energie GmbH offers a high-performance network, the highest technical standards, and the best possible supply reliability. Maintenance work is usually carried out without interrupting the gas supply. When customers in the industrial park need support, Energie GmbH employees are on hand – around the clock.

      This reliable, demand-oriented, and economical natural gas supply increases the operational availability of the partners’ installations. Energie GmbH also provides comprehensive advice on the integration of new installations. This gives customers at Covestro's Brunsbüttel Industrial Park high planning and investment security – even with the option of being supplied with additional customer-specific pressure levels.

      Network structure

      Energie GmbH distributes natural gas (high-pressure to low-pressure) to one of the largest sites in the German chemical industry via the branched network at the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park. Thanks to Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH as gas supplier, customers at the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can be sure of reliable supply at all times – at the right time and at favorable conditions.

      Grid charges

      In the liberalized energy market, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH, as the natural gas network operator, charges a fee for the use of the natural gas network, which is reviewed and approved by the Federal Network Agency.

      Network access

      Under the terms of the standard contracts, Covestro grants all companies non-discriminatory access to the gas network of Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH. Sample network access and connection usage contracts:

      Grades

      Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH offers high calorific gas at various pressure levels to its customers at the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park. The grade is described in DVGW Code of Practice G 260 “Gas Quality”.

      Communication data

      Customers of Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can download the communication data sheet of Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH as gas network operator here.

      Electricity

      Competent supplier for individual customer needs

      Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH supplies its customers at the Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park with low, medium and high-voltage electricity. The quantities and electric currents vary based on the respective individual requirements. Structured procurement on the electricity market offers a high degree of planning reliability and a favorable price-performance ratio.

      As electricity supplier to a major German chemical park, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH also stands for highest supply reliability. Covestro has many years of experience in both energy procurement and the management of a power grid.

      The energy market is a highly complex field, and its developments have an enormous influence on the success of a manufacturing company. Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH advises its customers on the connection of new installations and the optimization of the existing supply model. To this end, the company identifies legal and economic trends at an early stage. Together with its customers, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH develops a flexible electricity supply contract that is tailored to their needs, sustainably strengthening the competitiveness of its customers.

      Flexible power distribution network ensures reliable and cost-effective supply

      Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH operates an area-wide distribution network for electrical energy of various voltage levels, from low voltage to high voltage, at Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park. The required amount of energy is purchased on the electricity market, converted to the required voltage levels using the company’s own transformers, and the electricity is then distributed through the industrial network.

      The flexible distribution structures ensure a reliable and economical supply of electricity with high availability. Maintenance work is usually carried out without interrupting the power supply. Covestro is there for its customers – around the clock. In this way, Covestro supports stable production processes and increases the availability of installations in its customers’ plants.

      If new installations are to be connected to the power distribution network, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH provides comprehensive advice. With demand-oriented distribution substations and transformers for different power-voltage levels, flexibility in the electrical infrastructure is ensured right from the start and in line with the customers’ business objectives.

      Network structure

      The distribution network at Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park distributes electricity at different voltage levels (low to high voltage) to one of the largest sites in the German chemical industry. With Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH as the electricity supplier, supply is secure at all times – at the right time and with favorable conditions.

      Network access

      Under the terms of the standard contracts, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH grants customers non-discriminatory network access to the power grid at Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park.

      Sample contracts for network access and connection usage:

      Standard contract for network use:

      Despite all due care, Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH cannot guarantee the completeness and correctness of the published data. Therefore, any liability resulting from errors in the publication is limited to grossly negligent and intentional cases. Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH reserves the right to change data subsequently, should this be necessary for rectification purposes.


      Communication data

      Customers of Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can download the communication data sheet of Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH as electricity network operator here.

      Fuel mix disclosure

      Customers of Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can download the communication data sheet for fuel mix disclosure of Covestro Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH here.

      Price sheet according to the Metering Point Operation (MsbG)

      Customers of Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can download the data sheet “Fees for basic metering point operation” pursuant to the Metering Point Operation Act (MsbG) (price validity until August 31, 2020) here.

      REMIT

      Customers of Covestro Brunsbüttel Industrial Park can obtain information in accordance with Art. 4(1) of Regulation (EU) No. 1227/2011 (Regulation on wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency – REMIT) here. This page is constantly updated with the necessary mandatory information.

      Contact at Brunsbüttel Energie GmbH:

      Hartmut Rüter
      Phone: +49 4852 81 6473
      brunsbuettel-energie-gmbh@covestro.com

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