Current Research

The IERC’s current research portfolio is below. Information on our completed projects can be found in our projects archive.

If you have any queries on the projects below, please contact the lead IERC PI.
Contact details for IERC team members can be found here.

Software & Systems Integration


Researcher: Brian O’Regan, Shafi Khadem, Fabio Silva, Farah Tahir, Karen Mould, Eoin O'Leidhin, Cuneguines Nixon, Mohamed Bahloul, Sandipan Patra, Rohit Trivedi

The TRIDENT consortium has been successful in securing €3.65 million in funding from the Irish Government’s Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund to develop a sustainable sodium-ion smart battery system.

Software & Systems Integration


Researcher: Brian O’Regan, Fabio Silva, Farah Tahir, Karen Mould, Pádraig Lyons

CENTS is a disruptive technology platform for the electricity sector where citizens and communities will be empowered with the necessary tools, to trade excess electricity generated in their buildings, earn from doing this and to be an integral part of decarbonizing their homes and communities for sustainable living.

Software & Systems Integration

BIM4EEB (H2020)

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

The IERC recognises the contribution of the European Commission through H2020.

Software & Systems Integration


Researcher: Brian O’Regan

BLAST! Fostering Youth Social Inclusion through Blockchain for Sustainability.

Software & Systems Integration


Researcher: National Lead – Shafi Khadem (EDGE Group) National Co-Lead – Brian O’Regan (SIERRA Group)

IEA Global Observatory on Peer-to-Peer, Transactive Energy and Community Self-Consumption (GO-P2P) The Global Observatory is a forum for international collaboration to understand the policy, regulatory, social and technological conditions necessary to support the wider deployment of peer-to-peer, community self-consumption and transactive energy models.

Software & Systems Integration

IEA EBC (Annex 70) Annex 70

Researcher: Brian O’Regan

IEA EBC (Annex 70) Annex 70 – Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of real building energy use at scale. Annex 70 is an international collaboration of researchers, industry and government from across the globe who are working to develop methods for improving the empirical evidence on energy demand in the building stock.