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Building Innovative Green Hydrogen systems in an Isolated Territory: a pilot for Europe

Objective

BIG HIT will create a replicable hydrogen territory in Orkney (Scotland) by implementing a fully integrated model of hydrogen production, storage, transportation and utilisation for heat, power and mobility. BIG HIT will absorb curtailed energy from two wind turbines and tidal turbines on the islands of Eday and Shapinsay, and use 1.5MW of PEM electrolysis to convert it into ~50 t pa of hydrogen. This will be used to heat two local schools, and transported by sea to Kirkwall in 5 hydrogen trailers, where it will be used to fuel a 75kW fuel cell (which will provide heat and power to the harbour buildings, a marina and 3 ferries when docked), and a refuelling station for a fleet of 10 fuel cell vehicles.

The project employs a novel structure to manage the hydrogen trading, and dissemination that includes a follower territory and associations of over 1640 isolated territories.

Call for proposal

H2020-JTI-FCH-2015

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Sub call

H2020-JTI-FCH-2015-1

Coordinator

FUNDACION PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LAS NUEVAS TECNOLOGIAS DEL HIDROGENO EN ARAGON
Net EU contribution
€ 191 392,52
Address
Cr Zaragoza N 330a Km 566 Cuarte
22197 Huesca
Spain

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Region
Noreste Aragón Huesca
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 191 392,52

Participants (11)

ITM POWER (TRADING) LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 2 208 181,00
Address
Atlas Way 22
S4 7QQ Sheffield

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Yorkshire and the Humber South Yorkshire Sheffield
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 2 208 181,00
ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCIL
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 214 604,00
Address
School Place Council Offices
KW15 1NY Kirkwall Orkney

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Region
Highlands and Islands Orkney Islands
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 214 604,00
CALVERA MAQUINARIA E INSTALACIONES SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 440 038,00
Address
Polígono Industrial El Sabinar 7-b
50290 Zaragoza

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noreste Aragón Zaragoza
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 440 038,00
SHAPINSAY DEVELOPMENT TRUST
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 307 888,00
Address
The Boathouse Balfour
KW17 2DX Orkney Scotland

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Highlands and Islands Orkney Islands
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 307 888,00
COMMUNITY ENERGY SCOTLAND LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 832 103,00
Address
67a Castle Street
IV2 3DU Inverness

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Highlands and Islands Inverness & Nairn and Moray, Badenoch & Strathspey
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 832 103,00
THE EUROPEAN MARINE ENERGY CENTRE LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 81 330,00
Address
The Charles Clouston Building Oric Back Road
KW16 3AW Stromness

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Highlands and Islands Orkney Islands
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 81 330,00
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 134 775,00
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 134 775,00
SYMBIO
France
Net EU contribution
€ 147 923,48
Address
14 Rue Jean Pierre Timbaud
38600 Fontaine

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Isère
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 147 923,48
THE SCOTTISH HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELL ASSOCIATION LTD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 83 878,00
Address
Energy Technology Centre Scottish Entreprise Technology Park
G75 0QF East Kilbride

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Region
Southern Scotland South Lanarkshire
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 83 878,00
GIACOMINI SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 324 888,00
Address
Via Per Alzo 39
28017 San Maurizio D Opaglio

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Region
Nord-Ovest Piemonte Novara
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 324 888,00
MINISTRY FOR TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS
Malta
Net EU contribution
€ 32 999,00
Address
Casa Leone, Triq Il-kbira San Guzeppsanta Venera
SVR 1010 Floriana

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Region
Malta Malta Malta
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 32 999,00