Torben Brabo is the CEO of the Gas TSO, and SVP in the joint Danish gas and power TSO, Energinet.
He has 25 years of experience in the energy and gas sector in Denmark and abroad. Prior to joining Energinet he took part in European power and gas projects, assisted CEE countries in their market development, and had a central role in the liberalization of the Danish gas market in 2002-2004.
As current CEO in Energinet Gas TSO, Torben Brabo is highly involved in the development of the European gas and energy sector. For instance, he is engaged in the GIE Board since 2013 (Gas Infrastructure Europe) and from November 2020 as President, was a member of the ENTSOG Board for 6 years (European Network of TSOs for Gas) and is the founding father for the gas capacity trading platform PRISMA. Moreover, he manages several decarbonization projects such as the Green Gas Initiative, Gas for Climate, and European Hydrogen Backbone. At the same time Denmark and Energinet is engaged in the Baltic Pipe and lead the biomethane development in Europe. For Energinet, sector coupling, PtX and Hydrogen are among the current focus points.
Torben Brabo holds a master’s degree in mathematics and economics from Copenhagen University.
• Understanding how Green Hydrogen connect into the existing gas networks, and how energy TSOs will work with the organisations delivering green hydrogen
• Understanding how the growth of the green hydrogen will impact the way in which people connect to energy networks
• An examination of the technical issues of using the existing grid for Hydrogen and upgrading pipelines, including asset suitability and safety for managing gases in the network.