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Sep '14

Sept 2014

Conception of the H21 Leeds City Gate idea

May '15

May 2015

Kick-off meeting for the H21 Leeds City Gate project

Jul '16

July 2016

H21 Leeds City Gate report officially launched in Westminster

Oct '16

October 2016

Committee for Climate Change’s Next Steps for UK heat report released

Oct '16

October 2016

Ofgem’s Future Insights Series launched

Jan '17

January 2017

Commencement of strategic NIA projects: H21 Strategic Modelling, Urban Centres; H21 Domestic and Commercial Metering; H21 Keighley and Spadeadam; H21 North of England

Apr '17

April 2017

UK government’s BEIS department announces £25 million Hy4Heat ‘Downstream of the Meter’ programme

Oct '17

October 2017

Hydrogen named as a credible pathway to the 2050 decarbonisation target in the government’s Clean Growth Plan

Nov '17

November 2017

Ofgem announce £9 million NIC funding for the H21 safety case

Jan '18

January 2018

H21 NIC project begins

Mar '18

March 2018

H21 Phase 2 Field Trails design NIA project started

May '18

May 2018

Build of the H21 NIC Phase 1a Test Facilities commences

Aug '18

August 2018

H21 NIC Social Sciences Research project kick-off meeting

Oct '18

October 2018

Build of the H21 NIC Phase 1b Test Facilities commences

Nov '18

November 2018

H21 North of England report launched in Westminster

Dec '18

December 2018

Completion of Build of Phase 1b – WBS 3 & WBS 4 Test Facilities and Commencement of Testing

Jan '19

January 2019

Completion of Build of Phase 1b – WBS 1 & WBS 2 Test Facilities and Commencement of Testing

May '19

May 2019

Completion of Build of Phase 1a Test Facility

June '19

June 2019

Close down of strategic NIA projects: H21 Domestic and Commercial Meeting, H21 Keighley and Spadeadam, H21 North of England

June '19

June 2019

UK Government commit to 2050 net zero target

July '19

July 2019

Phase 1a Test Facility Launch Event

July '19

July 2019

Commencement of Phase 1a Testing

Sept '19

September 2019

Commencement of Phase 1b – WBS 5 Test Facility Build

Dec '19

December 2019

Ofgem award £6.8 million for Phase 2 of the H21 Project

Jan '20

January 2020

Commencement of Phase 2 NIC Project

Mar 20'

March 2020

Completion of NIC Phase 1a Background Testing

June '20

June 2020

Launch of NIC Phase 1d Social Sciences Research Report

June '20

June 2020

Commencement of NIC Phase 2d Social Science Research Work

June '20

June 2020

Permission to lease an area of land at Redcar for NIC Phase 2b Unoccupied Network Trials Granted

Aug 20'

August 2020

Completion of NIC Phase 1b Consequence Testing

Sept 20'

September 2020

NIA 268 Pre-Enabling Works for Phase 3, Occupied Trials Project Kicked-Off

Sept 20'

September 2020

NIA 269 Understanding Industrial & Commercial Customers Project Kicked-Off

Nov 20'

November 2020

NIA 270 – Initial Hydrogen Supply Strategy Project Kicked-Off

Nov '20

November 2020

NIA 276 – Gas Facing Assets & Components Project Kicked-Off

Jan '21

January 2021

NIA 207 – Consumer and Gas Network Metering Phase 1 Report Released

Jan '21

January 2021

NIA 275 – Hydrogen Compatibility of Services Project Kicked-Off

Jan '21

March 2021

NIA 292 – Domestic Hydrogen Detector Sensor (H2GO) Kicked-Off

May 2021

May 2021

H21 Phase 1 Technical Summary Report Released

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