Tag: hydrogen

“Rapid adoption of existing technology and accelerated innovation can deliver Net Zero by 2050”

A new report by independent research group Energy Systems Catapult has found that accelerating deployment of key technologies such as offshore wind and solar, large-scale nuclear, and the electrification of heating in our homes and buildings is essential to propel us to a Net Zero future.

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Uncertainty about home heating is unnecessary – let’s stop the ‘hydrogen hype’

A new report from the National Audit Office (NAO), Decarbonising Home Heating, states that continued uncertainty surrounding domestic hydrogen is hindering heat pump roll-out and increasing costs for businesses and consumers. Griff Thomas, MD for GTEC and Director of heatly, gives his views.  The debate surrounding hydrogen as a primary source of home heating has reached a critical […]

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SGN and Fife College to open the UK’s first hydrogen training facility for gas engineers

SGN and Fife College will open the UK’s first ever hydrogen training facility for gas engineers this year, based at the Levenmouth Campus.

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Navien to launch 100% hydrogen boiler and first heat pump at InstallerSHOW

Manufacturer Navien is launching a 100% hydrogen boiler alongside its first heat pump at the InstallerSHOW on June 27-29. The global manufacturer of boilers and hot water systems said the launches will ensure that when the time comes, homeowners can make the switch to alternative fuels while supporting the government’s Net Zero Strategy. Jason Davies, […]

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Businesses back hydrogen-ready technologies

A majority of business leaders are planning to adopt hydrogen as part of their energy improvement strategies, according to research from Centrica Business Solutions. Three quarters (77%) reported that they had already or would implement hydrogen-ready technologies such as combined heat and power (CHP) units as they seek to optimise energy consumption and reduce carbon […]

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Coalition warns against blending hydrogen into the gas grid

A coalition of 20 organisations led by E3G – including Octopus Energy, the UK Green Building Council, MCS and Nesta – have written to the government concerning the recent Hydrogen Champion Report, led by Jane Toogood. The letter to Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, says it […]

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Baxi partners with SGN and Fife Council on hydrogen-to-homes project

Baxi will be supplying its 100% hydrogen boilers for the H100 Fife Project, a world-first hydrogen-to-homes demonstration delivered through a partnership between gas distribution company SGN and Fife Council in cooperation with industry regulator Ofgem. Due to open to the public this summer, the new facility will comprise two hydrogen show homes where visitors will […]

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Rinnai introduces carbon cost comparison tool

Rinnai is introducing an online carbon cost comparison form, to include its range Of hydrogen, hybrid & heat pumps. The form is available FREE of any charge at: rinnai-uk.co.uk/contact-us/carbon-cost-comparison-form The form offers a free appraisal of a site’s current heating & hot water delivery system, along with recommendations for reducing the carbon load and associated […]

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Baxi preparing trial for pure hydrogen boiler for commercial applications

Baxi, part of the BDR Thermea Group, is preparing for the first real-life trials of pure hydrogen-operated boilers for commercial applications. Karen Boswell, Managing Director at Baxi UK & Ireland, said: We’re playing our part in the energy transition and that includes in commercial buildings. Green hydrogen is one way to help larger buildings decarbonise […]

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New report shows fuel bills could rise 90% under government’s hydrogen plans

Replacing gas with hydrogen for home heating could result in 90% energy bill rises over 30 years, a report – commissioned by MCS Charitable Foundation – by energy analysts Cornwall Insight has found. The authors of the report conclude that hydrogen will be a much more expensive heating fuel than natural gas and thus it […]

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Vaillant reveals second 100% hydrogen boiler demo site

Vaillant has revealed the home of its second 100% hydrogen boiler in the UK – at the DNV HyStreet demonstration site in Spadeadam, Cumbria. The hydrogen boiler has been installed in one of the three purpose-built homes on the site, and is certificated to operate with 100% hydrogen, according to the Gas Appliance Regulation legislation. […]

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Carbon comparisons CPD from Rinnai

Rinnai is launching a new CPD – Carbon & Economic Comparisons for Hot Water Systems using Heat Pumps, Electric and Hydrogen – aimed directly at an audience of systems designers, major end-users, specifiers and consultants. To secure space for your organisation please email engineer@rinnaiuk.com or call 01928 595 937 The fully certified and approved CPD […]

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