PRISMA expands storage offering
Leipzig. Following a successful 10 month market pilot this year and positive feedback from the market, PRISMA is committed to offering services to storage operators.
The consultation held by PRISMA and its shareholders showed a strong support to the initiative from both the market and storage operators. PRISMA is happy to consider increasing the scope of proposed services, based on requests of storage operators and the market.
Gaetano Mazzitelli, chairman of PRISMA: ”In the perspective of the Energy Union, we confirm our strong commitment to promote the integration of the energy markets. We are extending our services to facilitate an easy access to gas infrastructures for market participants, in the interest of EU final customers.“
Götz Lincke, Managing Director of PRISMA, stated: “We are convinced that our existing and future services for storage operators will help to increase efficiency and transparency in the market. I am excited that we are already receiving great feedback that will help us extend the new services.“
Positive feedback was also received from the Storage Operators that have signed up for the market test:
Sebastian Rosa, Sales Manager at astora: “After 10 months using the PRISMA services, we have already extended our marketing frequency. We strongly believe PRISMA can further support us with improving our process efficiency and in offering more interesting products to our customers.”
Harald Grabner, Department Manager Sales at OMV Gas Storage added: “After the successful marketing of our yearly products in February we are happy to be able to use the PRISMA platform also for future auctions.”
André Janssen, Head of Storage Marketing at EWE GASSPEICHER: ”The central platform PRISMA allows an easy to use one-stop-shop for acquiring capacity products.”
PRISMA European Capacity Platform GmbH enables an integrated European energy market by linking 16 different countries in the core of Europe. Shippers can book primary transport and storage capacity, and trade secondary transport capacity, at European network points through a single platform. There are currently 37 European TSOs, 3 SSOs and almost 600 shipper companies active on the PRISMA platform.
Participating Storage System Operators: