Salmisaari Underground Coal Storage Facility (1999-2004)2018-07-05T10:27:07+00:00

Project Description

Salmisaari Underground Coal Storage Facility (1999-2004)

Client: Helsingin Energia
Extent:  530 000 m³ excavation volume
Resbonsibilities:  Principal, architectural, rock engineering, and structural design

  • This underground coal storage facility replaced the former above-ground open depository in Salmisaari, Helsinki. The fully-automated facility, excavated in bedrock and utilizing vertical silo technology, is the first of its kind in the world.