astora to market capacities at the Haidach gas storage facility via PRISMA

Bundles with a total volume of approx. 1.7 terawatt hours will be offered

Kassel, 9 March 2018Effective 16 March 2018, astora will market storage capacities at the Haidach gas storage facility for the time period from 1 April 2018 to 1 April 2019. The offered working gas volume amounting to a total of approximately 1.7 terawatt hours will be distributed among 200 bundles.

The marketing will take place using a keyed procedure via PRISMA capacity platform. Bids can be submitted on 16 March from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CET). Detailed documents are now available for download at or

Prior registration is a prerequisite for participation in the keyed procedure and must be submitted on PRISMA by no later than March 15, 2018, 12 p.m.

astora GmbH & Co. KG, based in Kassel, Germany, is one of the largest natural gas storage operators in Europe. The company maintains one of the largest natural gas storage facilities in Western Europe at Rehden in Northern Germany, which has a working gas volume of more than four billion cubic metres. In addition, the storage company also holds capacities in the second largest storage facility in Central Europe, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies to Europe, the company is currently developing the Jemgum natural gas storage facility on the German-Dutch border.

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