DSOs are a key link in the gas value chain and the whole energy system as they enable a smooth and secure energy transition by empowering at local level. DSOs are at the forefront of the energy transition through the development of environmentally-friendly and cost-effective solutions for gas. Policy Asks DSOs can help ensure a well-functioning Energy Union WE OFFER · · 2.21 million kilometres of flexible gas grids to distribute natural gas, a low carbon energy, in a cost- efficient way. · · A resilient gas grid that can incorporate renewable gas and provide storage solutions for excess electricity through power to gas. · · Development of low-carbon solutions for road and maritime transport through gas and renewable gas mobility. WE SUGGEST · · For all renewable gases to be recognised as a significant enabler of energy transition and to be supported as such. · · For the voice of Gas DSOs to be considered in any future energy market legislation, as Gas DSOs are key enablers of the energy transition. · · For DSOs to be considered as neutral market facilitators and key enablers for the development of renewable gas.