ENERGIX is the Norwegian Research Council’s programme for renewable energy, efficient use of energy, energy systems and energy policy.
One of the projects is called Safe Hydrogen Fuel Handling and Use for Efficient Implementation (SH2IFT), will last for four years, and focuses on safety related to implementation and use of hydrogen. Research partners are SINTEF (coordinator), CMR (Christian Michelsen Research), NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), RISE Fire Research and TØI (Norwegian Centre for Transport Research). The project will also receive contributions from industry and authorities.
The second project is entitled Safety and modelling of aged Li-ion Batteries (BattMarine), will last for three years and will be concerned with reliable, safe and economical use of batteries in ships. The project consortium consists of the research partners IFE (Institute for Energy Technology, coordinator), FFI (Norwegian Defence Research Establishment), NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and RISE Fire Research, in addition to contributions from the industry.