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Research Output 1998 2019

64 Downloads (Pure)

Bioenergy and waste gasification in the UK. Barriers and research needs

Cooper, S., McManus, M., Welfle, A. & Blanco-Sanchez, P., Nov 2019, 40 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating the prospects and barriers of forest biomass briquetting plants in lebanon based on the case studies of bkessine and andket

Harajli, H., El Baba, J. T., Sfeir, J. P., McManus, M. C., Saundersd, R. & Kabakian, V., 18 Jul 2019, In : European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. 2019, p. 637-654 18 p., 2DO.7.5.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
File
4 Downloads (Pure)

Forecasting Impact: a case study of bioenergy systems

Cooper, S., McManus, M., Hattam, L. & Green, R., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

File
Open Access
File
4 Downloads (Pure)

LCA-based comparison of bio-based aviation fuel options

Cooper, S., McManus, M. & Angel, G. W., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)

Life cycle assessment of emerging technologies: Evaluation techniques at different stages of market and technical maturity

Bergerson, J. A., Brandt, A., Cresko, J., Carbajales-Dale, M., MacLean, H. L., Matthews, H. S., McCoy, S., McManus, M., Miller, S. A., Morrow, W. R., Posen, I. D., Seager, T., Skone, T. & Sleep, S., 15 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Ecology. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sustainability and life cycle assessment (LCA) of macroalgae-derived single cell oils

Parsons, S., Allen, M., Abeln, F., McManus, M. & Chuck, C., 20 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 232, 20, p. 1272-1281 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Economic analysis
economic analysis
oil production
Uncertainty
Oils

The techno-economic viability of bio-synthetic natural gas production utilising willow grown on contaminated land

B. Norman, J. & Mcmanus, M., 30 May 2019, In : AIMS Energy. 7, 3, p. 285-312 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
economic analysis
life cycle
fermentation
environmental impact
agricultural technology
17 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Collected marine litter - A growing waste challenge

Schneider, F., Parsons, S., Clift, S., Stolte, A. & McManus, M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 128, p. 162-174 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
waste treatment
Waste treatment
litter
Geographical distribution
systematic review
9 Citations (Scopus)
Algae
Yeast
Lipids
yeast
Life cycle
7 Citations (Scopus)

Solar energy's potential to mitigate political risks: the case of an optimised Africa-wide network

Trotter, P. A., Maconachie, R. & McManus, M. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Energy Policy. 117, p. 108-126 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Solar energy
electrification
cost
Costs
Electricity

UK’s ‘illegal’ backup power scheme subsidised fossil fuels – a greener alternative should now replace it

McManus, M., 27 Nov 2018, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Catchment Metabolism: Integrating Natural Capital in the Asset Management portfolio of the Water Sector

Papacharalampou, C., McManus, M. & Newnes, L., 20 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 142, Part 4, p. 1994-2005

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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natural capital
Asset management
Metabolism
Catchments
metabolism
23 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Electricity planning and implementation in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review.

Trotter, P. A., McManus, M. C. & Maconachie, R., Jul 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 74, p. 1189-1209

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electricity
Planning
Finance
Decision making
1 Citation (Scopus)

Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems: The Role of Life Cycle Assessment

McManus, M. C. & Taylor, C. M., 27 Nov 2017, Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems. Thornley, P. & Adams, P. (eds.). Elsevier Academic Press Inc, p. 29-41 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Make the right choice

Lattanzio, S., Newnes, L. & McManus, M., 1 Nov 2017, Assets, the magazine for members of the IAM, p. 08 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Assets
Decision support
Costs

Solar PV and political risk in an optimal African-wide electricity network

Trotter, P., Maconachie, R. & McManus, M., 14 Aug 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

5 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Electricity
Linear programming
Planning
Solar energy
Dams

The use of LCA for the development of bioenergy pathways

McManus, M. C., 2017, Modeling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics II - DGS III, and Bioeconomy VII, Selected Contributions. Springer New York, p. 363-370 8 p. (Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics; vol. 195).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Life Cycle Assessment
Pathway
Sustainability
Minimise
Uncertainty
2016
28 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

An assessment of the torrefaction of North American pine and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions

McNamee, P., Adams, P. W. R., McManus, M. C., Dooley, B., Darvell, L. I., Williams, A. & Jones, J. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 113, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Life cycle
Supply chains
Calorific value
31 Downloads (Pure)

Combating Decision Support Tool Performance Decay

Lattanzio, S., Newnes, L., McManus, M. & Dunkley, D., 20 Jun 2016, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Decision support
Decay
Management strategy
Risk assessment
Continuous improvement
12 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pumps
Heating
Hot Temperature
Computer simulation
Demand side management
49 Downloads (Pure)

Exploring a range of UK seaweed species for the production of fuels and fertiliser

Raikova, S., Chuck, C., McManus, M., Allen, M., Yallop, M. & Baena, S., 31 Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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fuel production
macroalgae
biorefining
fertilizers
water

Life cycle decision support tools: The use of quality management techniques in combating decision tool 'performance decay'

Lattanzio, S., Newnes, L., McManus, M. & Dunkley, D., 1 Jan 2016, 21st Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference: 10th International Conference on Micro- and Nanosystems. U. S. A.: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 4. p. V004Y05A034 DETC2016-59888

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Life Cycle Decision Support Tools: The Use Of Quality Management Techniques In Combating Decision Tool ‘Performance Decay’

Lattanzio, S., Newnes, L., McManus, M. & Dunkley, D., 7 Apr 2016, (Accepted/In press). 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Decision support
Life cycle
Decay
Quality management techniques
Assets
30 Downloads (Pure)

Structuring Integrated Asset Management in the Water Sector

Papacharalampou, C., McManus, M. & Newnes, L., 30 Mar 2016. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Open Access
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Integrated
Assets
Water
Asset management
Planning
2015
39 Citations (Scopus)
154 Downloads (Pure)
File
photovoltaic system
production system
Life cycle
electricity
life cycle
25 Citations (Scopus)
218 Downloads (Pure)

Biomass sustainability criteria: greenhouse gas accounting issues for biogas and biomethane facilities

Adams, P. W. R., Mezzullo, W. G. & McManus, M. C., Dec 2015, In : Energy Policy. 87, p. 95-109 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Biogas
biogas
Greenhouse gases
Sustainable development
Biomass
19 Citations (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

Challenge clusters facing LCA in environmental decision-making—what we can learn from biofuels

McManus, M. C., Taylor, C. M., Mohr, A., Whittaker, C., Scown, C. D., Borrion, A. L., Glithero, N. J. & Yin, Y., Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 20, 10, p. 1399-1414 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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bioenergy
biofuel
life cycle
decision making
sustainability

Climate targets are letting ‘outsourced emissions’ slip through the cracks

McManus, M. & Cooper, S., 1 Jun 2015, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
crack
climate
emission reduction
61 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment of wood pellet production with torrefaction

Adams, P. W. R., Shirley, J. E. J. & McManus, M. C., 15 Jan 2015, In : Applied Energy. 138, p. 367-380 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Life cycle
Wood
life cycle
Biomass
Drying

Life Cycle Assessment of Four Microgenerators: Carbon Footprints and Payback Times

Allen, S., McManus, M. & Staffell, I., 24 Jun 2015, Domestic Microgeneration: Renewable and Distributed Energy Technologies, Policies and Economics. Staffell, I., Brett, D. J. L., Brandon, N. P. & Hawkes, A. D. (eds.). Abingdon, U. K.: Routledge, p. 299-318

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

carbon footprint
life cycle
carbon dioxide
carbon
fuel cell
15 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)

The 20% house – An integrated assessment of options for reducing net carbon emissions from existing UK houses

Rogers, J. G., Cooper, S. J. G., O'Grady, A., McManus, M. C., Howard, H. R. & Hammond, G. P., 15 Jan 2015, In : Applied Energy. 138, p. 108-120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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carbon emission
Carbon
homeowner
carbon
Electricity
76 Citations (Scopus)
117 Downloads (Pure)

The changing nature of life cycle assessment

McManus, M. C. & Taylor, C. M., Nov 2015, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 82, p. 13-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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life cycle assessment
bioenergy
Biofuels
Life cycle
life cycle
46 Downloads (Pure)

Thinking Catchments: a holistic approach to asset management in the water sector

Papacharalampou, C., McManus, M. & Newnes, L., 28 Apr 2015, p. 184-198. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
holistic approach
catchment
life cycle
natural capital
water
29 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

Towards Carbon Neutral CO2 Conversion to Hydrocarbons

Mattia, D., Jones, M., O'Byrne, J., Griffiths, O., Owen, R., Sackville, E., McManus, M. & Plucinski, P., 7 Dec 2015, In : ChemSusChem. 8, 23, p. 4064-4072 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
2014
26 Citations (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)

An energy and carbon life cycle assessment of industrial CHP (combined heat and power) in the context of a low carbon UK

Kelly, K. A., McManus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., 1 Dec 2014, In : Energy. 77, p. 812-821 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Life cycle
Carbon
Electricity
Cogeneration plants
Hot Temperature
25 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of operating conditions on performance of domestic heating systems with heat pumps and fuel cell micro-cogeneration

Cooper, S. J. G., Hammond, G. P., McManus, M. C., Ramallo Gonzalez, A. & Rogers, J. G., Feb 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 70, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fuel cells
Pumps
Heating
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Air source heat pumps

Environmental auditing of a packaging system for redesign: A case study exploration

Matthews, J., Parr, C., Araoye, O. & McManus, M., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Clean Energy Technology. 2, 3, p. 267-273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental auditing
environmental impact
manufacturing
energy
industry
21 Downloads (Pure)
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Pumps
Heating
Electricity
Air source heat pumps
Carbon
67 Citations (Scopus)
255 Downloads (Pure)

Minimising the global warming potential of clay based geopolymers

Heath, A., Paine, K. & McManus, M., 1 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 78, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
30 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Small-scale biomass gasification CHP utilisation in industry: energy and environmental evaluation

Adams, P. W. R. & McManus, M. C., 1 Jun 2014, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 6, p. 129-140 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Gasification
Biomass
Wood wastes
Ashes
Feedstocks
16 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

The renewable energy directive and cereal residues

Whittaker, C., Borrion, A., Newnes, L. & McManus, M., Jun 2014, In : Applied Energy. 122, p. 207-215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Straw
cereal
straw
Greenhouse gases
Soils