Energy, Environment and Climate Action

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The Energy, Environment and Climate Action Division is for professional and student engineers with an interest in energy engineering, managing the environmental impact of economic activities and supporting ambitious climate action in the engineering community. A primary objective of the Division is to support the development and deployment of energy technologies and policies to enable a rapid transition to a fully decarbonised, environmentally sustainable, secure and cost-effective energy system in Ireland.

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Energy, Environment and Climate Action in the Engineers Journal

Backup portable battery system can charge your car and keep the lights on in your house for a week

It can also work on solar and power your house during a blackout.

Upgrading rental stock: An engineer’s manifesto

Gaston Behal addresses some of the impediments to the energy efficiency improvement of rented homes versus private ownership homes, which is not only an Irish problem but a European one, as the residential sector accounted for almost 27% of the total energy consumption in the EU-27 countries in 2010 according to Eurostat.

Inverse charging: How transferring battery power from electric vehicles to the grid could open a fast lane to a net-zero future

In the future, electric vehicles could boost renewable energy growth by serving as 'energy storage on wheels' – charging their batteries from the power grid as they do now, as well as reversing the flow to send power back and provide support services to the grid.

US aviation industry eyes total decarbonisation

Research demonstrates pathway to sustainably produce biojet fuel domestically and meet country's growing aviation fuel demand.

Fusion reactors: How machine learning facilitates 'turbulence tracking'

A new approach sheds light on the behaviour of turbulent structures that can affect the energy generated during fusion reactions, with implications for reactor design.

Revolutionary motionless wind turbine 50% more efficient than regular turbines – and can generate renewable energy up to 100%

Commercial property owners can fulfil the rising demand for on-site renewable energy thanks to a revolutionary bladeless wind energy solution that can be integrated with current solar energy systems and building electrical systems.

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