Archive for 2017

Consumers at the centre of Ireland’s new community energy research project

Community Grid project launched at International Energy Research Centre workshop, Dublin Dr. Beth Massey and Dr. Matthew Kennedy of the IERC along with industry, civil society and public sector partners at the launch of the Community Grid project. The International Energy Research Centre, (IERC)...

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Posted in News by Staff on 22nd December 2017

ESCOs and Aggregators Needed for EU Energy Market Mapping

The NOVICE project brings together ESCOs, aggregators, financiers and building operators/owners to create an innovative business model that can allow for faster repayment of energy efficiency investments by combining revenue streams from both energy savings and grid services into a single offering. The NOVICE...

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Posted in News by Staff on 19th December 2017

Launch of IERC Storenet Project: Dingle communities to test new energy storage batteries in their connected homes

    12 December 2017: Twenty homes in Dingle, Co. Kerry, are to test the potential of a new storage technology to support the use of variable renewable energy supply resources and smart connection to the Irish electricity grid. The new €1.12m StoreNet project...

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Posted in News by Staff on 12th December 2017

New all island energy research project investigates energy storage potential for Ireland’s future grid

New all island energy research project investigates energy storage potential for Ireland’s future grid Tuesday 3rd October 2017: The ImpRESS project, a UK-Ireland industry-led collaborative research project that demonstrates battery-based energy storage on the Irish grid, has been officially launched through an International Energy Research...

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Posted in News by Staff on 4th October 2017

IERC Coordinating H2020 Project ‘NOVICE’

Project NOVICE to develop new business model to unlock energy efficiency investments and savings throughout building renovation.  The International Energy Research Centre, hosted in Tyndall National Institute, Cork, has been successfully selected by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 initiative to coordinate a €2million energy...

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Posted in News by Staff on 16th August 2017

Call for Expression of Interest: Blockchain Energy Trading

The IERC invites Expressions of Interest from Research Investigators to participate in an IERC T2 collaborative research project. A consortium of industry stakeholders has already been formulated that seeks to collaborate with one or more RPOs to develop the appropriate infrastructure and subsequently demonstrate...

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Ireland’s first Green Gas Certificate Scheme a Step Closer with Launch of GreenGasCert Research Project

Wednesday 26th April 2017: The GreenGasCert research project, which will see the development of Ireland’s first “Green Gas Certification” scheme, will be officially launched through a stakeholder workshop in the Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, Dublin 2 from 11am-2pm on Wednesday 26th April.   The...

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Superhomes 2.0 Project Launch at Limerick Institute of Technology Campus in Thurles

New project to show how heat pumps can provide cleaner, cheaper alternative to solid fuel-based heating. Monday April 24, 2017: The launch of the ‘Superhomes 2.0’ project takes place on Monday April 24th at 10am at the Limerick Institute of Technology Campus in Thurles....

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Career-FIT: Career Development Fellowships in IERC

An excellent development and training opportunity will soon be available for experienced researchers to work with the IERC and gain experience in translating research into practice.  The priority areas of the IERC are (a) Smart Cities and Sustainable Communities, (b) Low carbon Heating and...

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Posted in News by Forza on 1st February 2017

Long Pham Presents at WASET Conference, London

We are delighted to announce that IERC researcher Long Pham will be presenting her paper ‘Tackling the Value-Action-Gap: Improving Civic Participation Using a Holistic Behavioural Model Approach’ at the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference in London on the 19th January 2017. Details...

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Posted in News by Forza on 17th January 2017