encoord Logo
Talk to an expert

Modeling of Gas Networks in an Interconnected Energy System

Case Study

Balancing between energy sources and end-users with different energy consumption behaviors is becoming more challenging due to the increased influence of variable renewable power and environmental limits on the use of fossil fuels. Power-To-Gas (P2G) technologies offer a great potential to store energy from renewable energy generation sources in gas pipeline networks that would otherwise be curtailed. Modeling gas networks in an interconnected energy system is important due to gas quality changes, different end-users, and network constraints. Therefore, it is crucial that the simulations produce accurate results quickly. This project seeks to provide novel methods to model gas networks considering gas quality changes when injecting green gases such as hydrogen and Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG). Two different case studies have been modeled and verified by SAInt results; a simplified Irish gas network with 13 nodes and a more realistic Ireland's gas network with 109 nodes.

UCD Dublin Case Study

Related Case Studies and Use Cases

Previous uses and future potential applications of SAInt

Ready to Learn More?

Click below to speak to an expert and see how encoord can help you plan for the energy transition

Talk to an expert

encoord Logo

© Copyright 2022 encoord Inc. & encoord GmbH - All Rights Reserved

Imprint
Privacy Policy
Cookies