TÜV SÜD opens UK’s first traceable hydrogen flow calibration facility

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has today (23rd March) launched the UK’s first traceable hydrogen flow calibration facility for domestic gas meters funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

The new facility will initially support ongoing hydrogen feasibility and metrology research, including the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR), the UK Flow Programme and several demonstration projects seeking to transition the UK gas grid to hydrogen.

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It is reported that the facility will also help meter manufacturers determine if existing meter stock, and new technologies under development, are correctly measuring hydrogen flow rates.

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