Decarbonising industry with hydrogen.
Translating research and innovation into market-ready technology.
This is the future.
And it will be Sheffield made.
Decarbonising industry with hydrogen
Hydrogen is a clean fuel that can heat our homes, power industry and transport. We have the facilities and expertise to enable the deployment of a UK hydrogen economy.
Production of low-carbon hydrogen is one of the key elements of the Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution published by the UK government in 2020. The UK is aiming for 5 GW of low-carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030, benefiting around 8,000 green jobs. Low/zero carbon hydrogen could be used as a clean fuel and heat for residential, transport and industrial sectors.
There has been a bottleneck in hydrogen utilisation research in the UK due to a lack of pilot-scale testing facilities. The specialist hydrogen R&D facilities at the University of Sheffield, can alleviate this bottleneck by enabling the rapid transition of fundamental research into market-ready products.
The Translational Energy Research Centre
The Translational Energy Research Centre at the University of Sheffield is one of the largest research and development facilities in Europe for zero-carbon energy, hydrogen, bioenergy, and CCUS. The Centre accommodates all the facilities needed to efficiently demonstrate the production and utilisation of low/zero carbon hydrogen at semi-industrial scale.
The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a network of world-leading research and innovation centres working with manufacturing companies of any size from around the globe. They specialise in carrying out world-leading research into advanced machining, manufacturing and materials, which is of practical use to industry. The AMRC transforms industrial and economic performance by making step changes in productivity, increasing competitiveness, developing new products and processes and training new talent and skills.
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Making the hydrogen economy a reality
Green hydrogen Gigafactory and hydrogen research and training centre
The University of Sheffield and energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power have launched a pioneering collaboration to advance the hydrogen sector, including an agreement for a new ITM Gigafactory.
Bringing a green industrial revolution
Researchers from the University of Sheffield Energy Institute are set to work with the Drax power station to generate hydrogen and sustainable aviation fuels from biomass gasification and carbon capture as part of a £20m UKRI-funded project.
Fuelling a green future with hydrogen electric
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is accelerating the decarbonisation of the transport sector and pushing the UK further down the road to net zero by de-risking the assembly and production scale up of hydrogen fuel cells for the aerospace, automotive and rail industries.