Hydrogen Power Storage & Solutions East Germany

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Pipeline integrity management to continue using the existing natural gas infrastructure for hydrogen

Project goals

  • Development of an innovative evaluation system (Pipeline Integrity Management System, PIMS) for the transport of hydrogen mixtures in pipelines
  • Development of methods (roadmap) for the conversion of existing natural gas infrastructures for the transport of hydrogen and gases containing hydrogen
  • Development of concepts for the maintenance strategy and safety
  • Development of a safety concept for the transport of H2 and hydrogen-containing gases in pipe (long-distance) lines
  • Recommendation of new standards or extension of existing regulations for the operation of reorganized infrastructures

Proejct duration: 41 months
Project start: 01/07/2016
Project budget: approx. € 3 million
Funding amount: approx. 2 million
Funding rate: 66 %

Contact person: Marco Henel
DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik GmbH