The DVGW supports the gas and water industry in all technical and scientific areas. The main focus of the Association’s work is on safety and hygiene as well as environmental and consumer protection. The DVGW elaborates technical rules designed to promote the technical self-management of the German gas and water industry, thus ensuring the safe and secure supply of gas and water according to the highest international standards. The Association, which was founded in 1859, currently has approximately 14,000 members. The DVGW is free from economic and political influences.
03. May 2022
DVGW establishes H2 competence network
As a climate-friendly energy carrier of the future, hydrogen will play an important role in the energy system. Innovative solutions are needed to push its use and the market ramp-up of a hydrogen economy rapidly. The DVGW early recognized this and continued to expand its hydrogen expertise. Since April 2022, the expertise of the institutes in the DVGW research network has now been pooled in the newly founded network:"H2-Kompetenzverbund der deutschen Energiewirtschaft". The goal is to deepen already existing collaborations within individual research projects and to interlink the renowned institutes.