Discover the Hidden World Beneath: Unleashing Microbial Magic in Hydrogen Underground Storage.
Step into the underground world of hydrogen storage, a beacon of hope for our future green society. But, have you ever considered the secret inhabitants of these storage sites? It turns out, many of them thrive on hydrogen, and they’ve been living in the shadows, hidden from our understanding.
In the fascinating realm of our HyLife project, we embark on a journey to unravel the mysteries of these potential storage sites scattered across Europe. Our primary focus? The microscopic residents and their profound impact. Together, we’ll delve into the microbial effects at these diverse locations, piecing together an intricate puzzle.
As we harmonize our methodologies across labs, we unlock the ability to work on numerous samples in tandem, enabling insightful comparisons and revelations. Additionally, we aim to construct microbiological models that will illuminate the influence of these microorganisms on critical business decisions.
Our ultimate goal? To uncover the pivotal factors that guide site selection and pave the way for secure and robust hydrogen storage beneath the Earth’s surface. Join us in this groundbreaking journey towards a greener, more sustainable future!
The HyLife project is lead by NORCE
NORCE is an independent research institute dedicated to conducting research for the betterment of both public and private sectors, fostering informed and sustainable decision-making for the future. Our research and innovation span diverse domains, including energy, healthcare, climate, the environment, society, and technology. Through our work, we tackle significant societal challenges and drive value creation at local, national, and global scales.
Within the context of the Hylife project, NORCE plays a pivotal role in contributing to solutions for pressing issues and promoting sustainable value creation. NORCE’s overarching strategy revolves around four strategic focus areas, uniting our research efforts to empower wise choices for the future. These focus areas align seamlessly with the goals of the Hylife project, making NORCE a valuable partner in this endeavor.
Other consortium partners within this project are: Geostock (France), Isodetect (Germany), The Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovations (Tjech Republic), Inria is the French national research institute and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)