[Kassel, 16 June 2023] astora GmbH has successfully awarded additional storage capacities for the storage year 24/25 in the Jemgum storage facility on the PRISMA capacity platform. The auction was announced on 1 June and the auction date was set for 15 June. The offered capacity of 1.3 TWh was fully marketed.
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.