UGS Inzenham - West

Storage system operator (SSO) for storage facility Inzenham-West is
NAFTA Speicher Inzenham – a wholly owned subsidiary of
NAFTA Speicher.
The Inzenham-West storage facility is a subsurface storage facility near
the city of Rosenheim. It is used to balance out seasonal fluctuations
of natural gas consumption. Usually, gas is injected during summer
and withdrawn during winter when demand exceeds domestic gas
production and import volumes. It is used for delivery to customers,
especially during the winter.
Facts and figures
These technical capacities apply to the gas storage Inzenham-West:
Capacity Working Gas Volume [MWh] Maximum Injection rate [MWh/h]* Maximum Withdrawal rate [MWh/h]*
Firm 4.760.000 1.792 3.360
Interruptible 0 350 280
* depending on fill level
Inzenham-West is connected to the grid of bayernets GmbH - a part of the market area Net Connect Germany. The gas specification of the gas grid apply in general also to the storage facility. All stored Gas is H-Gas.
The technically minimum flow rate for injection and withdrawal:
  Qmin Injection rate [MWh/h]  Qmin Withdrawal rate [MWh/h] 
Inzenham-West 450 450