Each week the Sector Spotlight Series will showcase and celebrate the achievements of our Regions, Divisions and Societies. This week our spotlight shines on the Energy, Environment and Climate Action division, led by Chairperson Bernice Doyle.
The Energy, Environment and Climate Action division is for professional and student engineers with an interest in energy policy development, energy conservation technology, renewable energy technology and energy system development to ensure an economically and environmentally sustainable and secure energy system in Ireland.
Bernice Doyle, Chairperson of the Energy, Environment and Climate Action division, commented: “In the Energy, Environment and Climate Action division of Engineers Ireland, we are fortunate to have a really active and engaged membership of individuals who are passionate about the area of engineering solutions to the challenges of climate change. The membership has broad representation of key stakeholder organisations in Ireland and runs a busy programme of events- including morning seminars, evening lectures and full-day CPD seminars. In the last year, we specifically amended the division title to include ‘climate action’ in order to more accurately reflect the focus of the division's work. We hope to act as a meeting place for engineering expertise for the urgent task that lies ahead over the next decade in this area.”
The Energy, Environment and Climate Action division has hosted a number of presentations and seminars over the last 12 months, some of which are now available to view on Engineers TV. They include:
Renewable Gas & Huntstown Biogas Facility
Dr Stephen Wise, Bioenergy Director at Energia, shared his wealth of experience in waste, recycling and renewables in the energy sector in a presentation delivered at Engineers Ireland’s headquarters.
Managing Curtailment in 2030
In this evening presentation, Paul Blount, Portfolio Director at Coillte, delivered the results of an SEAI funded research project, which seeks to illustrate the most important system changes required to enable renewable generation on the system.
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