We are currently advertising 2 new research opportunities with the ESIPP team along with one opportunity with the EU Sysflex project. These will all be based in UCD Energy Institute.Read More
Researchers at the UCD Energy Institute, including Lisa Ryan of ESIPP, have investigated the implications of the dramatic fall in economic output associated with the COVID-19 crisis for EU 2030 emissions reduction targets. This analysis indicates that since existing policy measures could now achieve the 40% emissions reduction target sooner than 2030, there is now an opportunity to increase our ambition in support of the emissions reduction targets of 50-55% in 2030 outlined in the European Green Deal.
For more on this paper by Tensay Meles, Lisa Ryan and Joe Wheatley see COVID-19 and EU Climate Targets.Read More
The ESIPP team is delighted with the news that Professor Frank McDermott has today been admitted to the Royal Irish Academy.
Dr. Lisa Ryan was featured in Silicon Republic on Friday 17th April outlining the importance of energy economics in setting Ireland's energy policy.
Two members of the ESIPP team - Aruna Chandrasekar and Alessia Sgobba - participated in FameLab events across Ireland and Italy. FameLab is the world's leading science communication competition. It is designed to inspire, motivate and develop scientists and engineers to actively engage with the public and stakeholders.