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Reference Number NIA_NGGD0062
Title Tier One Replacement System Stage 5
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 SOCIAL SCIENCES (Business and Management Studies) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 50%;
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 2015
End Date 01 October 2017
Duration 27 months
Total Grant Value £2,960,049
Industrial Sectors Energy
Region London
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Cadent Gas (100.000%)
Web Site http://www.smarternetworks.org/project/NIA_NGGD0062
Objectives Deliver an end to end field tested, pre-commercialised operational system for 4" applications. Deliver a prototype demonstration system for 6" applications. Compelling case to continue to Stage 5
Abstract Current methods of replacing Tier One gas distribution mains are costly, disruptive to customers and road users. This TORS initiative seeks to determine a method of achieving the outputs of mains and service replacement with increased customer satisfaction and whilst being quicker and cheaper than current methods. The renewal of mains and services within a street could be possible via one at each end of the street; this would result in reduced cost and effort, improved safety, environmental benefits through reduced waste to landfill and reduced customer and third party disruption, leading to improved customer satisfaction. This project will build on previous stages that have already delivered a feasibility investigation into the practicalities and prototype solutions.Note : Project Documents may be available via the ENA Smarter Networks Portal using the Website link above
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Added to Database 17/12/18