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SuHSI

Researcher: Sandipan Patra, Shafi Khadem

To accelerate the decarbonisation of integrated energy systems activities at the national and global levels, conventional homes are being turned into super homes by introducing distributed energy resources (DERs), such as solar PV, Energy Storage, Heat Pump, Electric Vehicle etc. SuHSI's aim is to develop a smart inverter for super homes that can seamlessly include DERs and is also compatible with Irish Low Voltage Distribution Network (LVDN).

Herit4Ages

Researcher: Maria Lopez Zambrano, Carlos Ochoa

HERIT4AGES is a major European innovation action project. The main objective is to develop validate a set of technical and socially innovative sustainable energy and resource-efficient solutions, for the cost effective improvement and preservation of the cultural heritage buildings.

TIPS4PED

Researcher: Brian O'Regan, Eoin O'Leidhin, Fabio Silva, Karen Mould, Farah Tahir

TIPS4PED is a three-and-a-half-year Horizon Europe project aiming to create a Digital Twin-based Platform for Positive Energy Districts, supporting municipalities in decision-making with evidence-based results. It focuses on environmental sustainability, cost reduction, and a people-centric approach by engaging citizens. The project plans to test and replicate solutions in Turin, Cork, Kozani, and Budapest, contributing to EU 2030 goals with scalable technologies.

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Job Opportunity: Principal Researcher in Intelligent Grid

IERC invites applications for a Principal Researcher in Intelligent Grid. Closing date for applications is 28th June, 2024.

Listen Back to Professor Brian Norton on Newstalk

Professor Brian Norton spoke to Jonathan McCrea on Newstalk about novel daylight enhancing techniques, which can be used even when skies are cloudy and overcast, to improve health and wellness.

Hydrogen in the Irish Energy Transition | Opportunities and Challenges

Hydrogen in the Irish Energy Transition, as part of DECCs Energy Policy Insights for Climate Action (EPICA) project, evaluating the potential roles that green hydrogen can play in supporting Ireland’s journey to net zero.