Kassel, 17 February 2023: astora has successfully allocated the storage capacity of approx. 7.3 TWh for the storage year 23/24 in UGS Haidach on the PRISMA capacity platform. The auction process had to be repeated today due to incorrect bids at yesterday's auction. The capacity offered was fully marketed. astora's expectations regarding the result were exceeded.
Interested parties have another option to book firm working gas capacity, combined with interruptible injection and withdrawal capacity, at the UGS Haidach for the storage year 23/24 on 23 February 2023.
astora GmbH, based in Kassel, is part of the SEFE Group and 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 about four billion cubic metres. In addition, the storage company also markets its capacity in the second largest storage facility in Central Europe, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies to Europe, astora also operates and markets 5/6 of the capacity in the Jemgum cavern storage facility on the German-Dutch border.