On 4 March 2022, the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) on behalf of the German Federal Government, Gasunie and RWE signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint construction of a terminal for importing LNG at the Brunsbüttel site. KfW will take a 50% share in the LNG terminal through a financial contribution on behalf of the German government. Gasunie LNG Holding B.V. and RWE will hold shares of 40% and 10% respectively. Gasunie will be the operator of the LNG terminal.