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1 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Preparing for the hydrogen economy by using the existing natural gas system as a catalyst (overview of the NATURALHY-project) by Dave Pinchbeck, GERG – The European Gas Research Group, B & Rolinda Huizing, Gasunie Engineering & Technology, NL

2 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Main political drivers towards H2 economy Improved security of supply Reduced CO 2 -emission (Kyoto, >8% reduction by 2010) Improved air quality

3 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie The transition to the hydrogen economy will be lengthy, costly and will require significant R&D PRACTICAL STRATEGY TRANSITION TO H 2 ECONOMY

4 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Offering smooth transition by initially conveying a hydrogen/natural gas mixture Advancing use of H 2 in shorter time-frame by extracting hydrogen from the mixture Lowering costs by using the existing system Providing opportunity to carry H 2 to dispersed users through widespread natural gas system Natural gas system could promote transition by:

5 Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Full H2 -area The NATURALHY approach H2 Natural gas

6 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Presence of hydrogen may affect: –Safety of transmission, distribution, and end-use –Pipeline durability and integrity –Gas appliance performance Hence….The NaturalHy Project Impact of adding H2 to Natural Gas System

7 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie NATURALHY Project Objective Preparing for the hydrogen economy by defining the conditions under which the existing natural gas system can be used for mixtures of hydrogen and natural gas, and where hydrogen can be separated from the mixture downstream by membranes.

8 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie 39 European partners, including 15 from the gas-business Integrated Project within FP6 Project budget: 17.3 M; EC grant: 11 M Start 1 May 2004 for 5 years The NATURALHY-project

9 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Project Partners Gas companies and gas research institutes financed by gas companies BP Gaz de France Gasunie Shell Hydrogen Statoil Total Transco DBI DGC DEPA GERG IFP IGDAS ISQ Naturgas Midt-Nord Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

10 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie The involvement of a broad assembly from the European gas industry is important because: Differences in the pipeline systems; Differences in the composition of the gases; Gas companies are very careful with changes (some call it conservative); To obtain the support of all stakeholders.

11 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Project Partners (Contd) Universities and Institutes Technical University Berlin National Technical University of Athens Leeds University Loughborough University Högskolan i Borås TUBITAK University of Warwick Ecole Nationale dingenieur de Metz Norwegian University of Science and Technology NEN COGEN ECN HSE TNO CEA PLANET Manufacturers and Consultants CSM CMI TOG GE/PII CETH SAVIKO Exergia SQS Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

12 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Project Structure Divided into six technical work packages Excluding: Hydrogen production Hydrogen utilisation Key focus on: Socio-economic and life cycle analysis Durability and Integrity of pipelines Impact on overall safety Effect on existing gas appliances Membranes for selective withdrawal of hydrogen Decision tool to aid assessment of system suitability Dissemination of results Strategic Advisory Committee Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

13 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Safety Performance IntegrityStandards and norms Full H 2 -area H 2 - production Natural gas production Socio-economic & LCA Dissemination (in cooperation with HYSAFE) H 2 -Membranes Durability Collaboration with HYWAYS (roadmap development)

14 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Focus on Safety Safety of Appliances Flame instability? Pipeline System Durability Hydrogen induced cracks? Will smaller defects lead to failure? Are plastic pipes permeable for hydrogen? Are meter seals permeable? Pipeline Integrity Will smaller defects be significant? Can defects be detected and repaired?

15 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Focus on Safety Safety of the Public Increase in leakage due to hydrogen? Increased likelihood of accidental release due to detrimental effect of hydrogen on materials? Increased likelihood of ignition? Increased severity of consequences (eg explosions) due to reactivity of hydrogen? Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

16 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Durability of Pipelines Laboratory tests to assess effect of H 2 on fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth Investigation of the effect of H 2 on the evolution of defects Full scale fatigue and burst tests with defined defects Numerical modelling of rapid crack propagation Laboratory tests on polymer permeability and ageing Tests to assess effect of hydrogen on meter components

17 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Integrity of Pipelines Assess minimum critical defect size by predicting the crack growth behaviour in presence of hydrogen Assess current inspection techniques for detecting minimum defect size and improve the techniques Assess current repair techniques for use in presence of hydrogen and improve as required Develop integrity management tool for specifying pipeline inspection and maintenance plans

18 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie Burner, max 12% H 2 Pipeline (safety zone), max 10% H 2 Piece of pipe (durability), max 6% Considered H 2 40 bar 8 bar CPH-turbine, max 15% H 2 Example of the outcome of an assessment by the Decision Support Tool Natural Gas In-house infrastructure, max 18% H 2

19 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Summary The NaturalHy Project aims to encourage and facilitate a transition to the hydrogen economy on a shorter timeframe by providing a transitional period based on using the existing gas infra-structure to convey a natural gas/hydrogen mixture Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

20 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Summary The project will assess the feasibility of using the system for NG/H 2 mixtures, establish the limits of operation and methods for extracting hydrogen A strong emphasis is placed on the continued integrity of the pipeline system and the safety of the public Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie

21 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ Safety: Health Safety Executive, HYSAFE Energy/natural gas: IGU, IEA, Ruhrgas, ENItecnology, DVGW, IAHE, NaturCorp, NUON, IAHE Policymaking: HYWAYS, EU-Commission, NL Min. of Economics,Wuppertal Institute, EU- Parliament, US DOE Regulations: CEN Environment: WWF, Bellona End use: ENGVA Prepared by O. Florisson Gasunie List of external members of the SAC

22 NATURALHY is an Integrated Project funded by the European Commissions Sixth Framework Programme ( ) for research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy by Using the Existing Natural Gas System as a Catalyst Project Contract No.: SES6/CT/2004/ THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION ROLINDA HUIZING Gasunie Engineering & Technology


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