• Dublin Climate Dialogues


    Influencing outcomes for COP26

    19th and 20th May, 2021

    UCD Energy Institute is delighted to be supporting the upcoming Dublin Climate Dialgies Conference. ESIPP Lead PI Prof Andrew Keane will be chairing 2 sessions on Day 2 of the event. See https://dublinclimatedialogues.com/ for more information.


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  • Webinar: Energy Opportunities for Wastewater Treatment Plants - 15 April 2021

    This webinar highlights the opportunities for wastewater treatment plant to play a role in the energy transition through reducing their energy requirements, supporting the electricity system through demand response and showcasing the role of data analytics to support decision making. 

    Date: Thursday 15th April

    Time: 16:00

    Register here

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  • Comment: Climate announcements mean nothing without action - Prof Andrew Keane

    Following the recent publication of Ireland's Climate Bill, Lead PI of ESIPP, Professor Andrew Keane, was featured in a recent article in the Business Post Online outlining five key ways to make decarbonised energy systems a reality. This includes looking at aspects such as harnessing Ireland's offshore wind potential, ensuring a stable and reliable electricity supply, strengthening interconnection and engaging the "energy Citizen". These are core research areas within ESIPP.

    You can read the article here.

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  • ESIPP Insights Series

    The Insights Series has been developed to highlight key findings arising from Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP) research in decarbonised energy systems. These publications share new insights into various aspects of energy decarbonisation that have been gained from a multidisciplinary team of researchers in ESIPP from institutions across Ireland.

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  • Electricity users will be central to decarbonisation

    Ireland’s electricity system is set to undergo significant transformation in the coming years as we electrify our heating and cooling and decarbonise our energy.

    UCD Energy Institute today hosted a research webinar “Beyond 70% Renewable Electricity” which highlighted some of the research activities that will help this transition, through understanding how and where demand will change and looking at new ways of operating the system as more devices and dispersed generation connects.

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