Hydrogen and the natural gas network

Hydrogen and the Natural Gas Network (event cancelled, next date TBC)

Code
7722
Date
14/05/2020 09:30 - 16:00
Description

This one-day course covers the main aspects of hydrogen as a utility, and why this is seen as a potential route to meeting the legal requirement of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050.

IGEM House, Kegworth
Members £330.00

Non members £430.00

All prices exclude VAT

       
Course summary

This one-day course covers the main aspects of hydrogen as a utility, and why this is seen as a potential route to meeting the legal requirement of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050.

Learning outcomes

- Understanding of the fundamentals of hydrogen gas
- Knowledge of the implications of a hydrogen roll-out and the associated safety case
- Understanding of the technologies associated with the creation, storage and safe use of hydrogen
- Understanding of the real-world issues associated with the potential uptake of hydrogen as one means of decarbonising the UK
- Understanding of the history of hydrogen development within the UK, and appreciation of key publications, literature and projects in this area
- Awareness of the economic issues for a hydrogen roll-out across the UK
- Understanding of some of the technical challenges for a conversion for hydrogen both upstream and downstream for a domestic property
- Ability to articulate the basic key themes for hydrogen in a wide range of contexts across respective businesses.

Course content

- The environment benefits of using hydrogen as a fuel
- The principles of combustion and hydrogen specific aspects
- Why different concentrations of hydrogen deserve consideration
- The fundamental principles of the network conversion process from natural gas to hydrogen
- The fundamental safety issues of hydrogen compared to natural gas
- The fundamental principles of hydrogen production
- How to store and transport hydrogen
- The principle factors relating to appliance modification for conversion to hydrogen
- The economics of hydrogen production and use.

Who should attend?

Technical and management staff who require a sound understanding of the issues surrounding the deployment of hydrogen.  Anyone with an appreciation of the existing natural gas network and the principles of combustion.

Email events@igem.org.uk or call +44 (0)1509 678 150

Venue information

Location
IGEM House
Address
26 & 28 High Street
Derby
Leicestershire
DE74 2DA
United Kingdom