BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 26 – “The increase in costs is essentially due to an increase in global demand, acceleration in decarbonisation, economic recovery and a form of market nervousness”. This was stated by the owner of the Mite, Roberto Cingolani, speaking at the extraordinary EU Council of energy ministers. “With the national storage system, which is regulated, we have a capacity allocated through auctions, and in this way we have been able to maximize the yield of the available volumes. Today we have 85% of gas reserves which is a little less than in previous years but remains at a value above the EU average ”, he added. (HANDLE).