At the Hazardex Awards 2023, five companies have been nominated for Net Zero Innovation sponsored by Yokogawa. The award goes to an innovation for hazardous environments that helps lower emissions and carbon footprints. Find out more about the nominees and vote now!
Below, you can find the details of the five nominees for Category 3: Net Zero Innovation - Sponsored by Yokogawa UK
An innovation for hazardous environments that helps lower emissions and carbon footprints.
Voting closes on February 3
. Voting rules:
* 1. The competition is open to all Hazardex journal, eNewsletter and website readers and users
* 2. Voters register their votes by fully completing all fields and use an email from a business address only
* 3. Voters are limited to one vote per category
* 4. Nominees are not permitted to vote for their own company/organisation
* 5. All votes will remain confidential The nominees for the Net Zero Innovation Award are: a. Axair Fans
– IIC gas group fans for hydrogen exhaust
As emerging technologies for wind to hydrogen projects ramp up, Axair Fans seen a rise in enquiries regarding hydrogen exhaust for gas group IIC or IIB + hydrogen. In many instances it is necessary to integrate an ATEX fan whilst in some systems Axair can advise of methods of integrating an alternative fan and avoiding the requirement for ATEX certified industrial fan components. The company’s application knowledge covers a range of renewable technology systems including those of renewable energy generation such as wind farms. Axair’s ATEX certified fans are suitable for IIC gas groups for the safe and effective removal of hydrogen gas. Website: https://www.axair-fans.co.uk/products/atex-certified-fans/ --
– Fuel consumption monitors for better efficiency, lower emissions
When monitoring fuel consumption is a critical part of your operation, it is important to have reliable and accurate measurement. Fluidwell’s flow indicators, totalizers and computers can help optimise fuel management, increase engine efficiency, reduce costs and emissions. Website: https://www.fluidwell.com/ --
c. GM International
– Hazardous area products and training for hydrogen applications
Hydrogen is a key resource for decarbonisation and the energy transition. The GM International barriers and interfaces already present in conventional and renewable power generation systems are useful in protecting electrolysers, fuel cells, drives, presses, handling systems, and control, regulation, and measurement systems throughout the hydrogen chain. Website: https://www.gminternational.com/?p=industries&cat=h2 --
d. North Ridge Pumps
– Pumps capable of handling eco-friendly fuels and electrification
We are entering an era of increased electrification, driven partly by the ban on diesel and petrol vehicles expected in 2030, but also an ever-increasing swell in pricing at the fuel court. With pricing reaching the highest levels on record, electrification of fleets and plant equipment is becoming increasingly attractive. EFuels or Electricity Generated Fuels are synthetically created fuels, manufactured utilising renewable energy and synthetic hydrocarbon gasses such as CO² mixed with biofuel to create fuels with a Net Zero Carbon Footprint. North Ridge Pumps offers a variety of products which can meet the demands of future fuels. Website: https://www.hazardexonthenet.net/article/191250/Future-fuel-handling-considerations-for-a-future-proof-process.aspx --
e. pi Safety
– Explosion proof actuators for hydrogen applications
Energy procurement is facing a change, which is a challenge for many suppliers. However, pi Safety’s actuators and sensors for hazardous area applications are hydrogen-ready. The company’s product range meets the Ex requirements necessary for hydrogen production, storage, use and transport. Website: https://www.hazardexonthenet.net/article/192491/H2-READY--pi-safety-Explosion-proof-Actuators-and-Sensors.aspx --
Details of those nominated for the remaining awards can be found by clicking on the category titles below: Category 1: Contribution to Safety – Sponsored by CEF
A product, system or service which has made a significant contribution to safety in hazardous area environments. Category 2: Technical Innovation – Sponsored by C&P Engineering Services
An innovative product or system for use in hazardous area environments. Category 4: Best Customer Service – Sponsored by Connectivity
A company or corporate division that has provided excellent customer service in the sector over the last two years. Delegates Award - Sponsored by Hazardex
This award is an additional category open only to companies shortlisted for the categories listed above. It is voted on by delegates and attendees at Hazardex Live! 2023 and provides their opinion for the overall best hazardous area sector product, system or service. The award will be presented at the Gala Dinner and celebrated in our May 2023 issue.
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