Solutions for today,
options for tomorrow

A world-leading pilot-scale research centre, working with industry to test and develop green energy solutions for a decarbonised future.

Welcome to TERC

Check out our world-class facilities in this video, which introduces you to the Translational Energy Research Centre (and SAF-IC).

Get a real sense of the size and scope of our research spaces, and hear from our academic experts on how you can work with us.


The Translational Energy Research Centre is one of the largest and best-equipped zero-carbon energy research and development facilities in Europe.

Based at the University of Sheffield and forming part of its Energy Institute, we’re finding solutions to critical energy challenges through world-class research and dedicated testing.

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More than a laboratory

With full capability to test, optimise and demonstrate technologies at scale, we have everything you need for commercially-focused, mission-oriented research and development.

Our expertise covers hydrogen, bioenergy, carbon capture, utilisation and storage and sustainable aviation fuels, as well as renewables and the wider energy system.


Capabilities and expertise

As a national facility, you’ll have access to excellent people, facilities and expertise.

Combining state-of-the-art facilities, industrial understanding and academic expertise, we’re perfectly positioned to support the development of new and emerging technologies designed to reduce carbon emissions.


Partner with us

We’re helping industrial partners, from start-ups to multi-national organisations, accelerate decarbonisation through technology, research and development.

Our pilot-scale facilities will help you develop viable technological solutions, ready to be commercialised for industry.


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