Media relating to Retrofill replacement of SF6 to accelerate decarbonisation of electricity networks

Press/Media: Expert comment


SF6 is a highly potent greenhouse gas that is widely used in the energy sector with 10,000 tonnes installed annually. 

This record compiles press and media articles concerning Manchester’s team, led by Dr Tony Chen, partnered with National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) to develop a retrofill solution that would allow NGET to replace SF6 in their existing assets.

Period1 Sept 2021 → 5 Apr 2023

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Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Energy
  • Manchester Environmental Research Institute
  • Sustainable Futures


  • High voltage lab
  • National Grid
  • NGET
  • UK
  • EPRI
  • 3M
  • IBA
  • GE Grid Solutions
  • DILO