The University of Manchester is nationally and internationally recognised for its expertise in the energy sector and our research is driving both the technology and thinking required to solve some of the energy challenges facing the UK.
Hydrogen is light, storable, energy-dense and produces no direct emissions of pollutants or greenhouse gases so has the potential to be a sustainable solution to challenges facing designing future cities, energy and transportation.
The University of Manchester can take a whole systems view of Hydrogen and with it having the widest breadth of research being undertaken by a single HEI in the UK is ideally placed to deal with these complex issues.Amanda Lea-Langton / Head of BE Clean Futures
Our current key areas of research include:
Hydrogen research at Manchester updates
- Blog - The hydrogen economy: why is the sub-surface essential? In this Policy@Manchester blog Kevin Taylor lays out the role of the sub-surface in both hydrogen storage and carbon capture – both crucial strands of the UK’s net zero ambitions.
- Event – On the 14 April 2021 we hosted ‘Enabling the sustainable hydrogen economy’ which was a workshop between hydrogen industry leaders and University academics to identify research and innovation opportunities - watch the presentations.
- Publication – The Henry Royce Institute has published Materials for Low-Carbon Production of Hydrogen and Related Energy Carriers and Chemical Feedstocks which is a roadmap to set out the priorities, targets and enablers which have been identified by UK research communities to help to achieve efficient, durable and sustainable hydrogen production.
Energy is one The University of Manchester’s research beacons which are examples of pioneering discoveries and interdisciplinary collaborations.
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