AGGM Competence Center Training

October 14, 2024 - German
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 Vartan Awetisjan, MSc. Infrastrukturentwicklung AGGM

DI Vartan Awetisjan, MSc.

Team Lead Infrastructure development

Mag. Lukas Baumgartner Kapazitätsmanagement AGGM

Mag. Lukas Baumgartner

Capacity management

MA (FH) Susanne Brühl Key Administration Marktgebietsmanager AGGM

MA (FH) Susanne Brühl

Key Administration MAM

Mag. Christian Ungerböck Teamleiter Gasflusssteuerung AGGM

Mag. Christian Ungerböck

Team Lead Gas Flow Management

Christian Ritter Teamleiter Datenmanagement AGGM

Christian Ritter

Team Lead Data Management


MODUL 1 (Susanne Brühl)

​​​​​​​The market model - introduction

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

MODUL 2 (Susanne Brühl)

Market Participant Registration and Data Publication

  • Allocation of Energy Identification Codes (EIC)​
  • Market Participant Registration
  • Publication of Market Area Data

MODUL 3 (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 4 (Vartan Awetisjan)

Infrastructure planning

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

Lunch break

MODUL 5 (Christian Ungerböck)

Schedule management, balancing and gas flow control

  • Schedule- and nomination communication
  • Gas flow control
  • Balancing energy management
  • Balancing
  • Calorific value determination
  • 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.