Fraunhofer Report Response
In January 2022 a report  entitled ‘The limitations of hydrogen blending in the European gas grid’ was published by the German institute, Fraunhofer IEE. The report was widely publicised in the UK broadsheets, and on first inspection paints a damning picture of the potential economic implications of introducing a hydrogen blend, up to 20 […]
COP26 hydrogen tour stops in the North West as Pilkington runs whole furnace on a hydrogen blend
Leaders gathered at Pilkington UK in St Helens, Liverpool City Region yesterday, to drive the conversation around hydrogen…
First UK trial of hydrogen blended gas hailed a success
HyDeploy, the first project in the UK to blend hydrogen into a natural gas network, hailed a success in a report published today. Customers used hydrogen blended gas safely in their homes and without the need to make any changes to their existing appliances. 100 homes and 30 university building on a private gas network [...]
Hydrogen blending begins on the public gas network in Winlaton
Hydrogen blending begins on the public gas network in Winlaton. Winlaton, Gateshead has become first community to receive a hydrogen blend via the public natural gas network 668 houses, a school and some small businesses are receiving the blend The project started in August and will run for approximately 10 months The next phase of [...]
Energy Minister visits HyDeploy compound
Last week the Energy Minister, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP and Lord Callanan visited the hydrogen blending facilities which have been constructed as part of the #HyDeploy project at Northern Gas Networks’ (NGN) Low Thornley site. They met with key project team members from NGN and Cadent Gas to learn how the HyDeploy project will soon introduce a blend of up to 20% hydrogen [...]
Successful Completion of the HyDeploy Trial at Keele University
HyDeploy, the first project in the UK to blend hydrogen into a natural gas network, has successfully completed the Keele University trial. The trial began in October 2019 and has taken place on a private gas network at Keele University campus, safely supplying a blend to 100 homes and 30 university buildings. During the trial [...]
Gas safety webinar
A HyDeploy webinar for Gas Safe Engineers was recently hosted by Adam Madgett of Northern Gas Networks and Tommy Isaac from Progressive Energy.
Hydrogen Grid Entry Unit for HyDeploy Winlaton passes Factory acceptance test
The HyDeploy project has hit a key milestone in its journey to deliver the first public trial of blended hydrogen in the village of Winlaton, near Gateshead.
How hydrogen could help us to reach net zero
The UK has committed to a target of net zero by 2050 – and the energy sector has been identified as one of the key areas that will enable us to reduce our carbon footprint.
HyDeploy and the road to 100% Hydrogen
Cadent’s Sikander Mahmood answers more of the questions that arose from our HyDeploy Webinar. This time, looking at the road to 100% hydrogen and how blending can help bridge the gap.