This real-world demonstration of hydrogen technology is a big step forward in the progression of hydrogen technology for home heating, moving ‘from lab to field’ as more appliances are installed in trial projects across the UK and Europe. Baxi has already been involved in a number of trials including ‘HyStreet’ at Spadeadam in Cumbria, where hydrogen boilers in specially built demonstration houses are being used to test the safety of converting homes and gas networks to hydrogen fuel.
Karen Boswell, Managing Director at Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, said: “We are hugely proud to be a part of another ground-breaking hydrogen heating project. Baxi Heating’s innovation and expertise with hydrogen technology, from lab research to participation in real-world trials, forms a key part of our commitment to a sustainable heating future. We are thrilled that this development will be used as a benchmark to prove how we can provide clean, green energy to the homes of the future.”
Stella Matthews, Business Development Manager at Northern Gas Networks said: “We’re excited to work with Baxi Heating to bring hydrogen boilers to the public for the first time. The boilers look and feel just like those we use today with one key difference – they don’t create carbon when used. We hope to reassure visitors to the houses that they can still enjoy a safe and reliable gas supply in the future with minimal disruption to meet the UK government’s net zero target.”