White Paper Launch Event: A greener gas grid - What are the options?
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM, 20 July 2017
Sustainable Gas Institute (SGI) , Imperial College London, United Kingdom
There are an estimated 2.8 million km of gas transport pipelines globally supplying energy for heating and cooking.
This comprehensive report evaluates the overall potential for decarbonising the gas network, including the use of biomethane and hydrogen in existing gas infrastructure.
The authors have examined the options for creating low carbon gas networks, exploring the technical issues, aswell as the decarbonisation potential and costs associated with each option.
The evening will commence with a welcome by the Institute's Director, Professor Nigel Brandon followed by a 30 minute overview of the report rom the lead author, Dr Jamie Speirs.
The panel members include:-
· Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UK Energy Research Centre
· Dan Sadler, Project Manager of the H21 Leeds City Gate team
· Dr David Joffe, Team leader at the UK Committee on Climate Change
Registration will begin at 16.30 (and coffee) and the event is expected to start at 17.00. After the event, there is a drinks reception from 18.30 until 19.15.