News & Articles

IERC’s Piyush Verma recognised as Global Future Energy Leader

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) welcomes the announcement that Piyush Verma, our Senior Energy Market Analyst, has been selected as Ireland’s 2018 Future Energy Leader from the World Energy Council, London. Piyush Verma has been chosen to participate in the FEL-100 program of...

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NOVICE Project Webinar: Combining Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Flexibility

TITLE Combining Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Flexibility using new Energy Performance Contracting Schemes   DATE AND TIME Mon 16 April 2018 12:00 – 13:00 UTC   DESCRIPTION Is it possible to combine Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Services in a way that is...

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Energy Cork to hold Energy Finance Event

ENERGY FINANCE FOR A NEW ERA is a one-day conference hosted by Energy Cork that will bring together experts and some of the most important players in the financing of sustainable energy projects and companies in Ireland. This Conference, including Networking Lunch sponsored by...

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IERC Launches ‘ENERPORT’ Blockchain Energy Trading Project

New Irish peer-to-peer energy trading research project using blockchain technology announced Imagine a future where Irish consumers will be able to gift or sell their solar power across their neighbourhood as well as sharing and managing their own electricity in a myriad of new...

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IERC CONFERENCE FOCUS ON DE-CARBONISING IRELAND’S ENERGY

International Energy Research Centre (IERC) Hosts 7th Annual Conference on ‘Energy Resilience in Low Carbon Economy’ International and Irish industry leaders, innovators and researchers are convening in Cork on 14 March for the International Energy Research Centre (IERC) Annual Conference.   The IERC’s “Energy Resilience in...

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Posted in News by Staff on 21st February 2018

Agenda for IERC Conference Unveiled

We are pleased to unveil the agenda for the 7th Annual IERC Conference, which is taking place in Fota Island Resort, Cork on 14th March. For further information, and to register, please visit our conference page:  http://www.ierc.ie/2018-conference/

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Posted in News by Staff on 21st February 2018

GreenGasCert Second Stakeholder Workshop

Following on from our successful workshop and launch of the GreenGasCert project in April 2017, we are pleased to invite you to our second stakeholder workshop. It will be held on Thursday, 1st February 2018 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport, Santry Demesne,...

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Posted in News by Staff on 29th January 2018

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