Energy Institute academics win two 2022 NovaUCD awards

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Cotterill and Professor Andrew Keane who won NovaUCD’s 2022 Consultancy of the Year Award and  Licence of the Year Award respectively.

Dr. Sarah Cotterill’s Innovation Award recognized a key finding in her consultancy study ‘A Framework for Improving Domestic Water Conservation in Ireland’

Professor Andrew Keane received the 2022 NovaUCD Innovation Award for his and his team’s achievements in developing the patented grid edge intelligence software technology,

31 March 2022

Can Ireland warm homes and cook dinners with hydrogen?

UCD Energy Institute has launched a new research project to investigate the potential use of hydrogen in Irish homes. Led by Gas Networks Ireland’s Head of Technical Development and Technical Training, Liam Nolan, Dr. Ali Ekhtiari, and Dr. Eoin Syron from UCDEI.

18 November 2021 

Image Source: Gas Networks Ireland

US-Ireland Partnership to deliver data driven approach to address residential energy use

Researchers at University College Dublin, Ulster University and the University of Colorado have launched a new research program that aims to reduce residential building energy consumption and related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and environmental impacts across the three jurisdictions (US, Ireland, Northern Ireland).

30 July 2021

Dr Paul Cuffe wins 2021 NovaUCD Innovation Champion of the Year Award

Dr Paul Cuffe won the 2021 NovaUCD Innovation Champion of the Year Award. This award recognises Paul’s dedication to working with UCD engineering programme students, to unlock the commercial trajectory of their final year dissertation projects.

29 March 2021

Professor Andrew Keane featured in Business Post Online

Director of UCD Energy Institute, Professor Andrew Keane, was featured in a recent article in the Business Post Online outlining five key ways to make decarbonised energy systems a reality.

25 March 2021

The Irish Laboratory Awards winner: Assoc Prof Vikram Pakrashi’s Dynamic Systems and Risk Laboratory

The UCD Energy Institute is proud to announce that member Assoc Prof Vikram Pakrashi’s Dynamic Systems and Risk Laboratory won both ‘Education Laboratory of the year’ and ‘Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2020. 

05 March 2020

2019 UCD and IERC H2020 PANTERA Workshop

UCD and IERC joined forces to host a workshop for Irish stakeholders of the H2020 PANTERA project on Monday 2nd December in UCD.

02 December 2019

2019 UCD Sustainability LaunchPad showcases Innovation

The UCD Sustainability Launchpad is a collaboration between UCD Engineering, UCD Energy Institute, UpThink Innovation Agency and our 2019 Industry partners SSE, Smartwires and Irish Seed savers and CHUM (an early stage biomedical device company through NCAD).

20 November 2019

Assist Prof Lisa Ryan meets An Taoiseach to discuss Climate Action & Energy

UCD and IERC joined forces to host a workshop for Irish stakeholders of the H2020 PANTERA project on Monday 2nd December in UCD.

11 November 2019

Young Member Showcase & Flexibility in the Irish Energy System Event

The “YM showcase and Flexibility in the Irish Energy System” event took place on Monday 21st October hosted by Engineers Ireland and sponsored by UCD Energy Institute. Feedback from the audience was great, with everyone finding all sessions very informative and enthralling.

21 October 2019

DCSY10060 Energy Climate Change & Policy

Prof Andrew Keane, Director of the UCD Energy Institute, along with Prof Frank McDermott and Dr Lisa Ryan are running UCD Discovery Module DCSY10060 Energy Climate Change & Policy.