Solutions for today,
options for tomorrow

A national pilot-scale facility working to understand and demonstrate green energy solutions for a secure, affordable and sustainable energy system.


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

Based at the University of Sheffield and forming part of its Energy Institute, we’re finding and testing practical solutions to critical energy challenges. Through world-class research and dedicated testing, we’re making green industry a reality.

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the outside of the translational energy research centre

Innovation, research, and development
on a global scale

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

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Capabilities & Expertise

Giving regional enterprises, global companies, new technology start-ups and academic research teams access to advanced testing facilities and the opportunity to collaborate with leading academics in The University of Sheffield Energy Institute on sustainable, renewable and low-carbon energy research.


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    Whether you are an SME, multi-national organisation or another research institute we can provide facilities and support to help you reach your R&D goals.