News and events

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Calciner installed!

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Fantastic progress made in 2021

What happened this year and what’s in store for 2022? This year, the HyPER project has gone from a spare patch of land on Cranfield University’s campus to being pilot-plant-ready, with all the supporting infrastructure in place and installed. All the foundations have been installed and some of the packaged items have been installed, including […]

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October and November Progress update

Sorry, we had an issue with our camera which lost the footage for a number few weeks which is why the video is very short this time.

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HyPER – This is Engineering Day 2021

Dr Peter Clough and Dr Tosin Adedipe were featured within a series of videos for This is Engineering Day 2021. Watch what they have to as here:https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/about/community-and-public-engagement/climate-heroes

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Progress in July

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Progress in June

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Another month of progress

Lots of rain in May this year, but we found some dry spells to lay down the cement for the pilot plant’s foundations.

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First month of ‘groundbreaking’ activities

Civils works by Ryebridge Construction Ltd – https://www.ryebridgeconstruction.com/

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Construction of new low-carbon hydrogen pilot plant gets underway

Producing clean and versatile hydrogen will fulfil a vital role in meeting global decarbonisation goals. A new 1.5 MWth pilot plant is being built at Cranfield University to test an innovative hydrogen production technology that substantially reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The HyPER project (Bulk Hydrogen Production by Sorbent Enhanced Steam Reforming) is an international collaboration […]

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First press release

An international collaboration led by Cranfield University is set to examine the potential for low-carbon hydrogen to be the clean fuel of the future. Read the full press release.

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HyPER Phase 1 report

Our Phase 1 report is available here: HyPER Phase 1 report

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