By mid-2023, enough infrastructure will be created in Germany to provide gas, albeit at higher prices, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said during his visit to Potsdam, Report informs referring to foreign media.

He noted that the authorities are paying attention to building LNG terminals along the north German coast, as well as laying pipelines for gas imports from Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and the UK.

The German chancellor also said that the filling of storage facilities with gas continues.

“Last year, empty storage facilities caused problems. Now these storage facilities are filling up… We have ambitious goals, we will soon reach the level of 75% storage capacity, it is planned to reach 85 and 95%. Despite the difficulties with gas supplies via Nord Stream, we continue to fill storage facilities,” Scholz emphasized.