Underground Sun Storage 2030 - Start

Hydrogen injection underway

15.11.2023 | Report

Another milestone has now been reached in the "Underground Sun Storage 2030" project with the injection of hydrogen.

Construction of the hydrogen pipeline is progressing

14.07.2023 | Report

Construction is currently underway on a more than 7 km long hydrogen pipeline connecting the Rubensdorf hydrogen storage facility with station P-008 of the RAG Puchkirchen storage facility.

USS 2030 project workshop in July 2023

06.07.2023 | Report

Just in time after the first half of the project period in the "Underground Sun Storage 2030" project, a workshop of all project partners took place in July in the main building of Energie AG in Linz.

Residents and information day at the recently opened "Underground Sun Storage" in Rubensdorf

28.04.2023 | Report

The day after the opening of the "Underground Sun Storage" in Rubensdorf, on Friday afternoon there was an opportunity for interested residents and representatives of regional politics to visit the new facility and learn about the worldwide unique project.

"International Opening Event" brings international stakeholders to "Underground Sun Storage" in Rubensdorf

28.04.2023 | Report

On Friday, April 28, 2023, the day after the official opening by Austrian politicians, the "International Opening Event" for international stakeholders was held.

Press conference for opening the world's first geological hydrogen storage facility

27.04.2023 | Report

Two years after the start of the project, the storage facility was opened on thursday, April 27. On this occasion, various representatives of the Austrian press and politics as well as the project partners were invited to a press conference followed by a tour of the plant.

Construction of the demonstration facility in Rubensdorf is progressing

22.12.2022 | Report

On December 22, 2022, another milestone was reached with construction of the electrolysis plant.

Zukunftsforum Gas 2022

21.06.2022 | Report

On June 21, 2022 the "Zukunftsforum Gas" took place at Vienna.

Start of construction of the test facility in Rubensdorf

09.05.2022 | Report

Construction of the test facility in Rubensdorf began on May 9, 2022

USS 2030 project workshop in April 2022

26.04.2022 | Report

On April 26, 2022 an internal workshop was held together with the project partners at voestalpine Stahlwelt.

Press Release OTS "Underground Sun Storage 2030"

08.06.2021 | Report

In the worldwide unique project "Underground Sun Storage 2030" (USS 2030), the safe, seasonal and large-volume storage of renewable energy in the form of hydrogen in underground, former natural gas reservoirs, is being developed.