H21 project receives £6.8m

H21 project receives £6.8m

H21, a UK gas industry programme focused on converting the network to carry 100% hydrogen, has been awarded £6.8m from Ofgem to commence the second phase of its hydrogen network research project.

The collaborative industry project, led by Northern Gas Networks, along with Cadent, Wales & West Utilities, SGN and National Grid Gas Transmission, aims to establish the critical safety evidence to showcase hydrogen as a viable alternative to natural gas for heating UK homes and businesses.

Back in 2017, H21 received £9m from Ofgem for phase one of the project which focused on leakage testing of assets and consequence testing of different leaking scenarios.

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