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Reference Number NIA2_SGN0023
Title Hydrogen MOBS Data Analysis Phase 1
Status Completed
Energy Categories Fossil Fuels: Oil Gas and Coal(Oil and Gas, Refining, transport and storage of oil and gas) 20%;
Other Cross-Cutting Technologies or Research(Other Supporting Data) 60%;
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells(Hydrogen) 20%;
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 June 2022
End Date 30 September 2022
Duration ENA months
Total Grant Value £35,400
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_SGN0023
Objectives The project will generate a list of MOBs for all GDNs and present them in a harmonised fashionThis will involve 3 Stages:1. Data Collection2. Data Processing3. Data Presentation / DashboardingThe key output will be a harmonised list of all MOBs across GDNs presented in a dashboard environment allowing easy access to results identifying potential building types to be assessed for Hydrogen suitability assessment process. The project will make use of existing datasets from previous projects looking at complex distribution systems (CDSs) including:OS Mastermap (TOID Boundaries) – Used to determine the building extent of any CDS,OS AddressBase Premium (Properties) –Used to identify properties within OS Mastermap TOID boundaries,OS Sites – Provide site extents of airports, schools, medical facilities, and transport hubs. Asset Network – Used to determine capacity of network close to potential CDS. Also provides information on known or potential service mains (Approach Mains).MRPN – This data is geolocated to OS AddressBase Premium or linked via attribution to the Unique Property Reference Number (UPRN). It also provides indicative information about the Riser/Building Asset survey data. – The latest riser risk surveys will be required. Postcode boundary data.Data will be processed to generate attributes that will be used in later project stages, and in particular the usage and asset health/risk of a riser. This will consist of the following tasks:Allocating MRPN to OSMastermap Topological Area dataset using OS TOID referencing,Allocating MOBs to OSMastermap Topological Area dataset using OS TOID referencing,Providing a summary of network characteristics at different postcode levels,General linking of dataset via spatial processing or attribution in provided data The objective of this project is to compile and harmonise MOB and riser data across GDNs that can be further examined for conversion to hydrogen. This will involve a number of steps:Data collection and linking of key data, both existing and new dataBI Dashboard using the existing CDS dashboard to help communicate results and allow for easy access
Abstract This project will generate a harmonised list of multiple occupancy buildings (MOBs) for all GD networks (GDNs) and present this data in an accessible dashboard. This will include Riser sites and MPRN details. 
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