Underground Sun Conversion - Start

Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS Berlin - Marketplace of Innovations

28.11.2018 | Report

At the Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS - Marketplace of Innovations on November 22, 2018 in Berlin, 16 of the most promising projects in the German gas industry presented themselves - entertaining, innovative and interactive.

Commissioning of the test facility Underground Sun Conversion

31.10.2018 | Report

At the end of October 2018, the commissioning of the Underground Sun research facility was completed.

Second internal Workshop

20.06.2018 | Report

On 20th June 2018 the second internal Workshop with the participation of all project partners was held in Tulln / Lower Austria.

Houskapreis 2018 – Audience award

26.04.2018 | Report

In the category „university research“ the project "Rechargeable GeoBatteries - Microbial Production and Storage of Renewable Natural Gas in Exploited Reservoirs" has been honoured with the Houska Award by a professional audience. This project was conducted by Prof.Dr. Andreas P. Loibner (BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna) and provides the basis for the “Underground...

Work begins on construction of test facility in Pilsbach, Upper Austria

13.09.2018 |

World-first research project headed by RAG will produce renewable natural gas from solar and wind power, 1,000 m underground

First internal workshop

26.04.2017 | Report

On 26th April 2017 the first internal Workshop with the participation of all project partners was held.

press conference for the Underground Sun Conversion project - 2. März 2017

02.03.2017 | Report

Geological history in fast motion: natural production of “renewable natural gas”

Funding agreement concluded

16.12.2016 | Report

The funding agreement concluded between the research consortium and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency/Climate and Energy Fund laid the groundwork for the Underground Sun Conversion project.