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Reference Number NIA2_SGN0010
Title HyScale Academic Review
Status Completed
Energy Categories Hydrogen and Fuel Cells(Hydrogen, Other infrastructure and systems R&D) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
SGN - Southern England
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 December 2021
End Date 28 February 2022
Duration ENA months
Total Grant Value £13,125
Industrial Sectors Energy
Region South East
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , SGN - Southern England (99.999%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , SGN - Scotland (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , SGN (0.000%)
Web Site https://smarter.energynetworks.org/projects/NIA2_SGN0010
Objectives The academic consultant team will review the HySCALE LOHC Feasibility report (NIA_SGN0164), focusing on:Inter-seasonal storage of hydrogenthe argument for and techno/economics of inter-seasonal storage for UK gas networks.the recommendation for UK Gas Networks to follow a multi-pronged approach the barriers and technology developments influencing the potential viability of LOHC scale for inter-Seasonal storageThe appropriateness of the scale of the proposed 20kg/day demonstration system, covering: cost, feasibility and timeframeGeneral feasibility study reviewTechnical: review carriers and examine techno economics of all use cases.Commercial: Review the market opportunities of industrial and SIU applications of LOHC, and review the business model and value chainLegal: review IP considerations Imperial College London will provide a rigorous and impartial academic advisory service to the Hyscale project.Imperial College London will meet with the project consortium during the course of the review in order to ask questions of clarification and to understand the content of the Phase 1 Feasibility Study in more detail and the intended use of this feasibility study in the stage gating of the proposed demonstration project under Phase 2. The results of the review will then be communicated through:A summary of key comments and review issues.Detailed comments applied directly to the Phase 1 feasibility report: andA teleconference to discuss comments. The objective of this project is to provide a rigorous and impartial academic review of the HyScale LOHC Feasibility Study (NIA_SGN0164) completed in March 2021.
Abstract The project will engage Imperial College London to conduct a rigorous and impartial academic review of the HyScale LOHC Feasibility Study (NIA_SGN0164) completed in March 2021. The HyScale project is investigating a range of hydrogen carrier technologies, and their role within a sustainable hydrogen economy
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Added to Database 14/10/22