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Reference Number NIA_NGGD0001
Title Optimise Own Energy Use
Status Completed
Energy Categories Fossil Fuels: Oil Gas and Coal(Oil and Gas, Refining, transport and storage of oil and gas) 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
Cadent Gas
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 July 2008
End Date 01 February 2015
Duration 79 months
Total Grant Value £3,969,511
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region London
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Cadent Gas (100.000%)
Web Site http://www.smarternetworks.org/project/NIA_NGGD0001
Objectives This project seeks to reduce and optimise the energy used, and establish company wide best practice, for he use of alternative pre-heater technologies on water bath heaters. Success of the project will be evaluated against the following criteria: All site monitoring and data capture complete. Site monitoring report produced. LCA Report produced. Final Report detailing project outcome and recommendations produced.
Abstract This project is to inform our replacement water bath heater strategy by using two alternative techniques to determine efficiencies and optimise pre heating, asset life. This project will monitor energy usage on existing water bath and modular preheating systems against that of two preheating systems that have been installed and commissioned on National Grid Gas Distribution above ground installation sites. Field trials will be conducted to monitor the novel preheating systems and collect performance data which will then be used to produce a comparative life cycle assessment (LCA), detailing the costs and environmental benefits and impacts of the two pre-heater systems.Note : Project Documents may be available via the ENA Smarter Networks Portal using the Website link above
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