Expert Roundtable- BEVs- Economics in underground construction, organized by the SubSpace Energy Hub at Hagerbach Test Gallery in Flums, Switzerland – April 24th, 2024

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SUBSPACE ENERGY HUB at VSH (VersuchsStollen Hagerbach AG / Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd) in Switzerland offers the ideal platform for the harmonized development, prototyping and installation of new technologies that promote best practice in sustainable energy use and storage, combining both above and underground facilities to benefit our society. It is a model ecosystem of sustainable energy storage and delivery, above and below ground, and how it supports green energy use in future cities.

What is the mission of SubSpace Energy Hub?

Listen to what Tom Melbye, former President of Normet Group has to say about the concept of SubSpace Energy Hub, which was initiated by him together with a group of renewed leaders in the mining and tunnelling industry, to support the green energy of the future.

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The relatively recent introduction of battery electric vehicles (BEV) to the tunnelling and mining industries have shown there to be positive benefits in reducing embodied carbon through reduction of fossil fuel use, but also significant operational benefits of enhanced safety in operation, reduced whole life equipment cost of ownership, but also project costs. 
DC grid denotes DC transmission system of more than two terminals with at least one meshed DC line.  A DC microgrid is a localized power system that can run independent of the main power grid (AC) by generating and utilizing its own DC power. The most common ways of generating power for DC microgrids are with solar panels, fuel cells and wind turbines with any excess energy stored in battery solutions. 
One of the factors causing poor air quality and increased emissions is the higher number of heavy-duty construction vehicles caused by development of urban centres. One way to mitigate the air pollution and emissions is considered to be the electrification of construction vehicles
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SubSpace Energy Hub is focused on attracting quality partners which would significantly impact and take off the initiative.


The SubSpace Energy Hub Panel discussion – “Hydrogen Storage Underground” is approaching! 🚀⏱️

We are pleased to announce the upcoming SubSpace Energy Hub Event-Panel discussion-“Hydrogen Storage Underground”.

On this discussion we will have a group of distinguished panelists representing different stakeholders of the industry that will go through recent H2 storage studies, tests or implementations, challenges related to practicalities, regulations, technicalities and financial aspect of H2 storage underground solutions, as well as exploring opportunities and the potential for showcasing and prototyping unconventional underground storage solutions.

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SubSpace Energy Hub is going to “The Electric Mine 2024” organized by the International Mining in Perth, Australia on May 21-23

SubSpace Energy Hub is going to “The Electric Mine 2024” organized by the International Mining in Perth, Australia on May 21-23.

Meet our Business Development Manager, Aurora Puriqi who will be attending, to learn more about our platform, projects, workstreams and how to be part of our exclusive member Companies. You can find us at Booth 56, under Normet Group stand.

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SubSpace Energy Hub is growing! VirtuRail joins the HUB!

We are thrilled to announce that VirtuRail has officially become the newest member of the SubSpace Energy Hub family!
VirtuRail is a daughter company of tunnelling expert Jäger Bau and automation company MineTronics GmbH. They break ground new ways for site logistics using automated service vehicles (ASV).

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