• ESIPP Symposium 2019 - Wednesday 11th December

    The ESIPP Symposium 2019 will take place on Wednesday 11th December in the George Moore Auditoirum in the O'Brien Centre for Science in UCD.

    Registration is now live!


    Provisional Agenda

    09:30: Registration and Refreshments

    10:00 – 11:00: Session 1 – Opening Session

    Welcome Address           Prof. Andrew Keane, Head of UCD Energy Institute, ESIPP Lead PI

    Keynote Address             TBC

    11:00: Coffee Break & Poster Viewing    

    11:30 – 13:00: Session 1 – Transforming Energy Systems               

    “Power Electronics Dominated Power Systems”, Junru Chen, UCD

    “Detecting sets of lines in electricity networks that form critical bottlenecks”, Arash Beiranvand

    “The ENGINE model: providing evidence for investment, locational and policy questions in Ireland”, Desta Fitiwi, ESRI               

    “Backbone Integrated Energy System Modelling”, Dr. Ciara O'Dwyer, UCD


    13:00: Lunch and Poster Viewing              

    14:00 – 15:30: Session 2 - Markets and Investment          

    “No real option for solar in Ireland: a real option valuation of utility scale solar investment in Ireland”, Martina Assereto, UCD 

    “When is it sensible to make a loss? Modelling strategic behaviour in electricity markets”, Dr. Mel Devine, UCD 

    “From the microscale to the megascale: A techno economic analysis of sustainable data centre thermal management”, Jaakko McEvoy and Bryan Coyne, TCD

    “Evaluating Home Energy Retrofit at Neighbourhood Scale - Modelling and Simulating Two Irish Case Studies”, Paul Beagon, UCD    

    15:30: Coffee Break & Poster Viewing    

    16:00 – 17:00: Panel discussion - Investing in Our Energy Future

    Moderator – Dr. Julie Byrne       

    Panellists:    Clare Duffy, ESB Networks

                          Patrick Mohr, ISIF

                          Phil Hemingway, SEAI

    17:00 Closing Remarks & Poster Prizegiving