Client: Hydrogen Storage

As the transition to net zero unfolds, widespread interest is being shown in the green energy potential of hydrogen, especially in light of the National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios, which indicate a significant role for H2 storage by 2050 to balance supply and demand of both electricity and hydrogen within the energy system.

Whilst hydrogen does undoubtedly have huge potential, it also faces significant storage challenges.  Put simply, current storage methods are either inefficient, extremely costly or both.

And without the development of an effective, large-scale storage, hydrogen’s potential to become the energy of the future will never be realised.

Client: HyDUS Hydrogen Storage

As the transition to net zero unfolds, widespread interest is being shown in the green energy potential of hydrogen, especially in light of the National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios, which indicate a significant role for H2 storage by 2050 to balance supply and demand of both electricity and hydrogen within the energy system.

Whilst hydrogen does undoubtedly have huge potential, it also faces significant storage challenges.  Put simply, current storage methods are either inefficient, extremely costly or both.

And without the development of an effective, large-scale storage, hydrogen’s potential to become the energy of the future will never be realised.

The HTP brief

HTP were asked to develop a website for a pioneering new large-scale H2 storage system with the potential to overcome current storage issues and transform the transition to next zero.

HyDUS – Hydrogen Depleted Uranium Storage – is a collaborative project being undertaken by the University of Bristol, EDFX UK, the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and Urenco. It is being funded by a £7.7m research award from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.

The HTP solution

We developed a site that simplified a great deal of technical data but still told a clear story that highlights H2’s green energy potential, its current storage issues and how HyDUS overcomes these by an innovative use of depleted uranium, a waste product of the nuclear industry that has been around for years.

The site has built-in scope for the addition of more technical material as the HyDUS project proceeds, the results of a pilot-scale demonstrator under construction, educational material, forums, evidence of sustainability and forthcoming events at which HyDUS will be featured.

The results

International interest in the project is building up ahead of a major conference that HyDUS will be attending, Hydrogen Gateway at the Wales ICC in June 2023.

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