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Centrica and HiiROC to inject hydrogen at gas-fired power station in UK

UK-based energy supplier, Centrica, is planning to inject hydrogen into its existing gas peaking plant in Lincolnshire, UK, as part of a trial to understand the role of hydrogen in power production.

The 12 month trial, headed up by HiiROC, will see hydrogen mixed with natural gas at the 49MW gas fired plant in Brigg, which is designed to meet energy demand during peak times, or when renewables generation is low, operating for less than three hours a day on average.

Expected to get underway in the third quarter of 2023, H2 View understands ‘no more’ than 3% of the gas mix will be hydrogen, initially, with hopes of increasing to 20% incrementally after the project.

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