News & Events



2019

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REGISTER TO ATTEND AN ENGAGEMENT EVENT TO BE PART OF WP8a DEMONSTRATION SHOWROOMS 30 OCTOBER 2019

We’re keen to hear from exhibition designers, builders and managers, event management agencies, market researchers, appliance manufacturers and others with an experience of working with hydrogen. Register to attend the session at BEIS Conference Centre on Thursday 30 October afternoon will inform potential bidders and assist us develop the invitation to tender. The ITT should be out later this year.

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20 SEPTEMBER 2019, PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE (PIN) PUBLISHED FOR THE PROVISION OF HYDROGEN APPLIANCE DEMONSTRATION SHOWROOMS (WP8a)

A prior information notice published, stating that BEIS intends to appoint a contractor to develop and manage hydrogen appliance demonstration showrooms as part of the Hy4Heat programme’s work package 8a.

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19 SEPTEMBER 2019, REVISED ITT AND FINAL SET OF CLARIFICATION QUESTIONS PUBLISHED

A final set of clarification questions raised about the WP5b ITT has now been published. The ITT has been re-issued with milestone 6 amended (on pages 15, 34, 45 and 46) to specify only one fully boxed appliance to be delivered for Lot 3A: Burner integrated with a shell boiler (>400 kW) and Lot 4: Combined Heat and Power. This is the only change made to the ITT under Revision C. The submission deadline remains 27/10/19. More details can be found here.


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23 AUGUST 2019, WP5B FIRST SET OF CLARIFICATION QUESTIONS ANSWERED

A number of questions have been submitted. We hope the answers are helpful. The deadline for bid applications is midday Friday 13 September.

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2 August 2019, WP5B INVITATION TO TENDER NOW OUT

An SBRI competition to develop commercial hydrogen appliances has been published. We are looking for suppliers to bid to be part of the competition to develop commercial hydrogen appliances, boiler cascade systems, and ancillary components for use with hydrogen.

24 JULY 2019, HYDROGEN PURITY REPORT PRESENTED

Hy4Heat Hydrogen Purity Report, written by DNV GL with support from NPL, HSL, Element Energy and Loughborough University is presented at IGEM House. The report is an evaluation and a recommendation of a hydrogen level for the Hy4Heat programme.

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14 JUNE 2019, NEW WP7 CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE PUBLISHED

BEIS has issued a new contract award notice for work package 7: research and evidence gathering to compare the fitness for purpose of fittings and general pipework within a typical domestic property for both hydrogen and natural gas

12 June 2019, Hy4Heat presentation at IGEM

Programme manager Heidi Genoni presented an update on the programme.

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6 JUNE 2019, BEIS APPOINTS WP7 CONTRACTORS  

BEIS has appointed DNV GL and Steer Energy to conduct a range of comparative experimental tests, using both natural gas and hydrogen, that simulate scenarios found in domestic environments to quantify the relative risk of using hydrogen versus natural gas - as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heating in UK homes and businesses.

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21 MAY 2019, WP5 COMMERCIAL APPLIANCE ENGAGEMENT EVENT - PRESENTATION

An engagement event was held on Tuesday 21 May, 2019 at BEIS Conference Centre. The session brought together commercial manufacturers and also other interested parties to discuss the Hy4Heat work package 5 which will develop commercial hydrogen gas appliances. Slides can be found here.

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21 MAY 2019, PROGRAMME MANAGER HEIDI GENONI PRESENTS AT UTILITY WEEK

Hy4Heat Programme Manager Heidi Genoni presented at Utility Week on the 21st May 2019.

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16 MAY 2019, PROGRAMME MANAGER HEIDI GENONI PRESENTS AT ALL ENERGY ‘19

Hy4Heat Programme Manager Heidi Genoni presented at All Energy 19 on the 16th May 2019. Heidi’s presentation focused on the work done by Hy4Heat on demonstrating hydrogen for heat.

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14 MAY 2019, PHASE 2 KICK OFF STAKEHOLDER EVENT

Manufacturers through to phase 2 of the competition to develop domestic hydrogen gas appliances heard presentations on hydrogen standards, safety assessment and PAS 4444 at the kick off event on 14 May.

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10 APRIL 2019, UNDERSTANDING INDUSTRIAL APPLIANCES PRESENTATION AND WORKSHOP

Element Energy, Jacobs Consulting and Cardiff University presented a draft Understanding Industrial Appliances report at BEIS Conference Centre to an audience of around 50 industry stakeholders.

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11 MARCH 2019, HY4HEAT PRESENTATION AT ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP

Hy4Heat gave a presentation to the APPG - Hydrogen on 11 March 2019. The presentation can be viewed here.

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6 MARCH 2019, WP7 ITT PUBLISHED

The ITT has been published for contractors to carry out safety assessments for the suitability of hydrogen in existing buildings. Suppliers now have until 12 April 2019 to submit applications.  

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6 MARCH 2019, HY4HEAT PRESENTS AT FUTUREBUILD 2019 AT EXCEL

We’re presenting as part of BEIS Energy Innovation Programme: ‘hydrogen for low carbon heating in buildings’ at 4.30pm, Wednesday 6 March

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15 FEBRUARY 2019, WP4 PHASE 1 REPORTS SUBMITTED

Manufacturers taking part in the SBRI competition to develop hydrogen gas appliance submitted their phase 1 reports - outlining how they will develop their prototype hydrogen appliances.

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9 FEBRUARY 2019, Q&A FOR WORK PACKAGE 4 PHASE 1 REPORT

Clarification questions answered ahead of the Phase 1 Reports being submitted.

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30 JANUARY 2019, PAS4444 TO BE THE HYDROGEN STANDARD

BSI has confirmed that the hydrogen PAS will be PAS4444.

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29 JANUARY 2019,  WORK PACKAGE 10 ITT

The ITT for WP10, developing hydrogen smart meters, has been published.

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Newsletters



2019

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August 2019, Newsletter 06

The latest updates from the programme. Reminder to apply for work package 5b: commercial appliances, the closing day for entry is Friday 13 September 2019.

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May 2019, Newsletter 05

Featuring the manufacturers developing prototype hydrogen gas domestic appliances as well as an update on developing hydrogen standards and PAS 4444

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February 2019, Newsletter 04

The latest updates from the programme. Reminder to register interest for hydrogen smart meter development (WP10) and advance notice that the ITT for WP7 is expected to be issued soon.