astora successfully commercialises capacities at the Haidach storage facility
Kassel, 18 April 2016. astora has allocated capacities at the Haidach storage facility successfully via the trading platform store-x. The entire capacities for the remaining storage year 2016/2017 for 20 lots overall, each containing a working gas volume of 9,034 MWh, were sold in a non-discriminatory keyed procedure. The respective firm and interruptible withdrawal capacity for each lot was 4.4 MWh/h, the respective firm and interruptible injection capacity 3.0 MWh/h.
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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