Work package 5
Commercial appliances and equipment
WP5a is a market research study into the variety of commercial appliances and the issues to be addressed in their conversion or replacement with hydrogen appliances. WP5b is a competition for the development of hydrogen commercial appliances such as catering equipment, boiler cascade systems and ancillary components.
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 27/09/19.
05 September 2019, Revised ITT and MORE clarification questions published
The ITT has been reissued with the deadline for receiving bids having been extended to 27 September 2019 (on pages 2, 7, 19 and 20) and the deadline for receipt of milestone 1 submissions, for appliance development, being extended to 10 February 2020 (on pages 14, 27 and 29). These are the only changes which have been made to the ITT. The second set of clarification questions have also been reissued with the answer provided for Q35 having been revised.
02 September 2019, WP5b a further set of clarification questions answered
A further set of answers to clarification questions raised about the WP5b ITT has now been published. We look forward to receiving your bid applications by Friday 27 September.
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 27 September.
9 August 2019, WP5B webinar, now available
This short presentation is intended to help those interested in applying to be part of the SBRI commercial hydrogen appliances, boiler cascade and ancillary system components competition.
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.
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.
24 October 2018, ERM appointed
Environmental Resources Management has been appointed to produce a research report on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances from natural gas to hydrogen.
26 July 2018, Understanding commercial and industrial appliances (WP5&6) ITT published
BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen. This will require full characterisation of the market and identification of any knowledge gaps and barriers to conversion that may need to be addressed. They will inform consideration of whether further evidence, potentially in the form of practical testing, will be required to demonstrate that these sectors can be successfully converted as part of demonstrating and de-risking the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses.
25 May 2018, Prior information notice (PIN) published for understanding commercial and industrial appliances (WP5&6)
A prior information notice published, stating that BEIS intends to appoint a contractor(s) to deliver comprehensive research reports on the feasibility of converting commercial sector appliances (Lot 1) and industrial heat generation (Lot 2) from natural gas to hydrogen.