Alternative Fuels

Could hydrogen heating resuscitate CCS?

CCS technology may have been thrown a lifeline in the UK by an industrial hydrogen heating project CCS technology may have been thrown a lifeline in the UK by an industrial hydrogen heating project.
By The Wildcat 11 August 2017 0 27146
The Mongstad CCS project in Norway. (TCM)

A drive to decarbonise the UK heating sector could offer a glimmer of hope to advocates of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

Cadent Gas, a spin-off from National Grid, is planning a pilot project serving Liverpool and Manchester that will see heating systems belonging to industrial users converted to run on hydrogen rather than methane. Some household heating systems will also be converted to run on a mix of methane and hydrogen.

Cadent will produce hydrogen through three 260 MW steam methane reforming plants, the...