AGGM Competence Center Training

September 11, 2023
09:00 – 17.00 o'clock
Peak Vienna
Floridsdorfer Hauptstraße 1
1210 Vienna

Learning to understand the Austrian gas market

The aim of the one-day Competence Center training is to give you a deep understanding of the Austrian gas market in all its facets and thus to underline AGGM's active communication strategy.

The competency training offer of the AGGM is aimed at employees of gas companies and public institutions as well as at all persons interested in the Austrian gas market.

The new regulations of the Gas Market Model Ordinance that will apply from October 1, 2022 are included in this year's training program.


DI Helmut Wernhart Teamleiter Infrastrukturentwicklung AGGM

Helmut Wernhart

Infrastructure development

Mag. Lukas Baumgartner Kapazitätsmanagement AGGM

Lukas Baumgartner

Capacity management

MA (FH) Susanne Brühl Key Administration Marktgebietsmanager AGGM

Susanne Brühl

Key Administration MAM

Christian Ritter Teamleiter Datenmanagement AGGM

Christian Ritter

Data Management

Mag. Christian Ungerböck Teamleiter Gasflusssteuerung AGGM

Christian Ungerböck

Gas Flow Management


MODUL 1 (Helmut Wernhart)

The market model - introduction

  • The AGGM Company
  • The gas network in Austria
  • Market areas and players
  • Key data / figures / facts

MODUL 2 (Lukas Baumgartner)

Capacities and network access

  • Principles of the capacity system in Austria
  • Capacities in the transmission and distribution area (calculation, products, marketing)
  • Network access for end customers, storage, production
  • Overview of the tariffs


MODUL 3 (Helmut Wernhart)

Infrastructure planning

  • European planning instruments: TYNDP, GRIP, PCI
  • Coordinated network development plan
  • Long-term planning
  • Capacity scenario and transport needs
  • Process for the realisation of infrastructure projects
  • Current infrastructure projects

Lunch break

MODUL 4 (Susanne Brühl)

Balance group registration and data publication

  • Balance group system and registration as balance group manager
  • Allocation of Energy Identification Codes
  • Publication of market area data

MODUL 5 (Christian Ungerböck)

Schedule management, balancing, gas flow control

  • Schedule and nomination processing in the Austrian market areasy
  • Gas flow control
  • Balancing energy management
  • Balancing and clearing
  • Maintenance coordination


MODUL 6 (Christian Ritter)

Congestion management

  • Natural gas shortages
  • International and national crisis preparedness
  • Monitoring the supply situation
  • Congestion management processes
  • Energy congestion data


Course costs: € 800 per person (excl. VAT)

Meals and work documents are included. To participate, you must register via the AGGM website and pay the course fees in advance.