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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.

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Open Access

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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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
2018
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

2017
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

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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

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Open Access
Electricity
Planning
Finance
Decision making

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
5 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)
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Electricity
Linear programming
Planning
Solar energy
Dams
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.

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Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Life cycle
Supply chains
Calorific value
12 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Pumps
Heating
Hot Temperature
Computer simulation
Demand side management
2015
39 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)
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photovoltaic system
production system
Life cycle
electricity
life cycle
25 Citations (Scopus)
217 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.

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Biogas
biogas
Greenhouse gases
Sustainable development
Biomass
19 Citations (Scopus)
106 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.

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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.

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Open Access
crack
climate
emission reduction
60 Citations (Scopus)
132 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.

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Life cycle
Wood
life cycle
Biomass
Drying
15 Citations (Scopus)
130 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

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carbon emission
Carbon
homeowner
carbon
Electricity
75 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

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life cycle assessment
bioenergy
Biofuels
Life cycle
life cycle
29 Citations (Scopus)
145 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.

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2014
26 Citations (Scopus)
183 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.

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Life cycle
Carbon
Electricity
Cogeneration plants
Hot Temperature
25 Citations (Scopus)
109 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

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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
9 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)
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Pumps
Heating
Electricity
Air source heat pumps
Carbon
66 Citations (Scopus)
245 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

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Open Access
File
30 Citations (Scopus)
112 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.

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Gasification
Biomass
Wood wastes
Ashes
Feedstocks
16 Citations (Scopus)
110 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.

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Straw
cereal
straw
Greenhouse gases
Soils
64 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Use of LCA as a development tool within early research: Challenges and issues across different sectors

Hetherington, A. C., Borrion, A. L., Griffiths, O. G. & McManus, M. C., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 19, 1, p. 130-143 14 p.

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life cycle
nanotechnology
biofuel
transparency
ethanol
2013
43 Citations (Scopus)
180 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of carbon accounting tools for arable crops in the United Kingdom

Whittaker, C., McManus, M. C. & Smith, P., Aug 2013, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 46, p. 228-239

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Crops
greenhouse gas
crop
Greenhouse gases
Carbon
76 Citations (Scopus)

Economic and environmental impact of lead-acid batteries in grid-connected domestic PV systems

McKenna, E., McManus, M., Cooper, S. & Thomson, M., Apr 2013, In : Applied Energy. 104, p. 239-249 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photovoltaic system
Lead acid batteries
economic impact
Environmental impact
environmental impact
27 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying the largest environmental life cycle impacts during carbon nanotube synthesis via chemical vapour deposition

Griffiths, O. G., O'Byrne, J. P., Torrente-Murciano, L., Jones, M. D., Mattia, D. & McManus, M. C., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 42, p. 180-189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life cycle
Chemical vapor deposition
Carbon nanotubes
life cycle
Environmental impact
52 Citations (Scopus)
208 Downloads (Pure)

Life cycle assessment of a small-scale anaerobic digestion plant from cattle waste

Mezzullo, W. G., Mcmanus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., Feb 2013, In : Applied Energy. 102, p. 657-664 8 p.

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Anaerobic digestion
biogas
cattle
Life cycle
life cycle
10 Citations (Scopus)
108 Downloads (Pure)

Potential for reliance on solar water heating throughout the summer in northern cloudy climates

Rogers, J. G., Mcmanus, M. C. & Cooper, S. J. G., Nov 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 66, p. 128-135 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Heating
Water
Solar water heaters
Space heating
Solar collectors
11 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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demand-side management
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
Pumps
Air source heat pumps
6 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Heat pump systems
Air source heat pumps
Thermodynamics
Heating
Carbon
20 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrocarbons
Life cycle
Palladium
Catalysts
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

An energy and carbon life cycle assessment of tidal power case study: the proposed Cardiff–Weston Severn barrage scheme

Kelly, K. A., McManus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., 1 Aug 2012, In : Energy. 44, 1, p. 692-701

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Open Access
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Tidal power
Life cycle
Carbon
Electricity
Estuaries
97 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

Environmental consequences of the use of batteries in low carbon systems: the impact of battery production

McManus, M. C., May 2012, In : Applied Energy. 93, p. 228-295 68 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Carbon
carbon
Energy storage
Lithium
Photovoltaic cells
43 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental life cycle assessment of bioethanol production from wheat straw

Borrion, A. L., McManus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., Dec 2012, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 47, p. 9-19 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioethanol
life cycle assessment
Straw
ethanol production
wheat straw
98 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental life cycle assessment of lignocellulosic conversion to ethanol: A review

Borrion, A. L., Mcmanus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., 1 Sep 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 7, p. 4638-4650

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life cycle
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Ethanol
Ethanol fuels
2011
65 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to and drivers for UK bioenergy development

Adams, P. W., Hammond, G. P., McManus, M. C. & Mezzullo, W. G., Feb 2011, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 15, 2, p. 1217-1227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Purchasing
Energy resources
Fossil fuels
Costs
Economics
81 Citations (Scopus)

Global developments in the competition for land from biofuels

Murphy, R., Woods, J., Black, M. & McManus, M., Jan 2011, In : Food Policy. 36, Suppl 1, p. S52-S61

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
biofuel
biofuels
first generation
food
33 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

Greenhouse gas reporting for biofuels: A comparison between the RED, RTFO and PAS2050 methodologies

Whittaker, C., McManus, M. C. & Hammond, G. P., Oct 2011, In : Energy Policy. 39, 10, p. 5950-5960 11 p.

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Biofuels
Greenhouse gases
biofuel
greenhouse gas
methodology
2010
44 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated appraisal of a solar hot water system

Allen, S. R., Hammond, G. P., Harajli, H. A., McManus, M. C. & Winnett, A. B., Mar 2010, In : Energy. 35, 3, p. 1351-1362 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Economics
Boilers
Energy security
Energy resources
35 Citations (Scopus)

Life-cycle assessment of 11 kV electrical overhead lines and underground cables

Jones, C. I. & McManus, M. C., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 18, 14, p. 1464-1477 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Underground cables
Overhead lines
cable
Life cycle
Cables
24 Citations (Scopus)

Life cycle impacts of waste wood biomass heating systems: a case study of three UK based systems

McManus, M. C., Oct 2010, In : Energy. 35, 10, p. 4064-4070 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood wastes
Boilers
Life cycle
Biomass
Heating
2008
6 Citations (Scopus)

A bioenergy resource assessment for the south west of England

Hammond, G., McManus, M. & Mezzullo, W., Nov 2008, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy. 161, 4, p. 159-173 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedstocks
Availability
Energy security
Farms
Crops
113 Citations (Scopus)

Development of biofuels for the UK automotive market

Hammond, G. P., Kallu, S. & McManus, M. C., 2008, In : Applied Energy. 85, 6, p. 506-515 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
biofuel
market
road transport
Energy security