PhD Theses

 

  1. Denieen D, 2013. Bottom Up Modelling of the Energy Demand of the Irish Residential Sector. PhD Thesis

  2. Rogan, F., 2013. Empirical Analysis and Improved Modelling of Natural Gas Demand in Ireland. PhD Thesis

  3. Haly H.E. 2012 Transport Energy Demand - Techno-economic modelling and scenarios for Irish climate policy. PhD Thesis UCC 

  4. Deane J.P. 2012 Improved Modelling of Pumped Hydro Energy Storage. PhD Thesis UCC (co-supervised with Dr. E.J. McKeogh)

  5. Cahill C. 2011 Measuring Energy Efficiency in Industry: Evaluating and Improving Top-down Methods. PhD Thesis UCC

  6. Smyth B. 2011 Grass Biomethane as a Renewable Transport Fuel. PhD Thesis UCC (co-supervised with Dr. J. D. Murphy)

 

 

MEngSc Major Theses

  1. McCarthy S. 2008 Modelling Wind in the Irish Electricity Market MEng Sc (Civil Engineering) Thesis UCC

  2. Korneyyeva K. 2005 Security of Energy Supply, Investigating Issues for Ireland, MEng Sc (Civil Engineering) Thesis UCC, Sept 2005.

  3. Guidi G. 2005 Modelling Wind Energy Support Mechanisms in Ireland’s Liberalized Electricity Market MEng Sc (Civil Engineering) Thesis UCC April 2005.

 

MEngSc Minor Theses

  1. Howard S. 2012 Modelling Interconnector Flows in a North-West European Electricity Market. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011 (co-supervised with Paul Deane).  

  2. Lecomte, J 2012 Techno-Economic Feasibility of Large-Scale Microgrid Deployment in Europe MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011 (co-supervised with Ray Foley).  

  3. Cotter D. 2012 Modelling energy and CO2 emissions associated with shipping. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2012.

  4. Tyther B. 2011 Electric Vehicle Charging Profiles to Improve Power System Operational Efficiency. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011 (co-supervised with Aoife Foley).

  5. Buckley N. 2011 Comparing IDEM and PLEXOS to forecast electricity dispatch in Ireland to 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011 (co-supervised with Paul Deane).

  6. Roycroft S. 2011 Bioenergy and Land Use: Now and in the Future. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011.

  7. Cronin W. 2011 Modelling Ireland's national retrofit programme. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2011.

  8. Greene C. 2011 Modelling Gas Demand in the Public Sector in Ireland. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, April 2011.

  9. Hurley T. 2010 The Spirit Of Ireland Proposal – An Assessment of Seawater PHES. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2010 (co-supervised with Paul Deane).

  10. O'Sullivan R. 2010 Dispatch Analysis of Ireland's Electricity Market Operation in 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2010 (co-supervised with Paul Deane).

  11. Whyte K. 2010 Modelling Ireland’s Freight Transport Energy System to 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2010.

  12. Rogan F. 2009 Improving Ireland’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2009.

  13. Dineen Declan 2009 Modelling Ireland’s Aviation Transport Energy Demand to 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2009.

  14. Crowley K. 2009 Modelling Household Gas Consumption to 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2009.

  15. Dineen Denis. 2008 Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector 1990 - 2020. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2008.

  16. McManus S. 2008 Profiling Energy Use and Developing an Energy Management Strategy in the Public Services – a Case Study on the Irish Defence Forces. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2008.

  17. Hull D. 2008 Modelling Household Gas Consumption. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2008. 

  18. Conroy N. 2008 Quantification of Lost Wind Energy due to Loss in Availability MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2008.

  19. Smyth H. 2008 Assessment of the impact by 2020 of a large proportion of installed wind capacity in Ireland operating in parallel with a nationalgrid primarily utilising gas-fired CCGT for baseload operation MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2008. 

  20. Cahill C. 2007 Energy Efficiency in Irish Industry. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2007.

  21. Kehoe T. 2007 Managing Aviation Emissions - From Measurement to Response MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2007. 

  22. McCarthy M. 2007 Advanced Electricity Metering - Smart Metering and Efficient Tariffs for Demand Side Management in Ireland MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2007.

  23. O’ Rourke R. 2007 Meeting Ireland’s 2010 and 2020 Targets for Renewable Electricity - Wind Energy's Contribution. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2007.

  24. Sutton M. 2007 Investigation of the Power Curve Performance of Wind Turbines in a Wind Farm. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2007.

  25. Bermingham S. 2006 Renewable Energy Cost-Resource Curves for the Heat and Transport Markets in Ireland. MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2006.

  26. O’ Hara J 2006 Wind Turbine Power Curves – Real versus Predicted MEngSc (Sustainable Energy) Minor Thesis UCC, Sept. 2006.

 

BE Final Year Project

  1. Duffy P. and McCarthy S 2012 Mapping Ireland's current and future renewable energy use using google earth. BE (Energy) Final Year Project UCC, March 2012.

  2. Murphy D.P. and O Dwyer B.P. 2012 Modelling past and future energy is used in public transport. BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2012. 

  3. O'Neill M.P. and Virgo B.M. 2012 How far can we go with energy efficiency? BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2012. 

  4. Collins L. and Kelliher E. 2011 Energy Consumption in the Education Sector in Ireland BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2011.

  5. Forde M. and Switzer S. 2011 How much of Ireland’s energy can we get from Renewable sources by 2020? BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2011.

  6. Lyne J. and O'Brien M. 2010 Can Ireland meet the mandatory 20% non-ETS greenhouse gas emissions reduction target by 2020? BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2010.

  7. Kelliher K. and O'Neill M. 2010 Is nuclear energy suitable for Ireland in technical and economic terms? BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2010.

  8. Barry D. and Whyte K. 2009 Modelling Ireland’s Freight Transport Energy Demand BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2009.

  9. Kennedy B. and Walsh R. 2009 Modeling Residential Electrical Energy Use in Ireland. BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2009.

  10. Leukel C. 2008 Energy Efficiency in Industry in Ireland – Lessons learned from Germany. Investigation of Measurability, Efficiency and Impact of Measures and Measures Packages. Diplomarbeit Zur Erlangung des akademischen GradesDiplom Wirtschaftsingenieur (Dipl.-Wi.-Ing.).

  11. Crowley K. and Desmond M. 2008 Freight Transport Energy Trends in Ireland BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2008.

  12. McSwiney J. T. 2008 Energy in the Residential Sector and the 20% Efficiency Target. BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2008.

  13. Kearney D. and Murphy T. 2007 Energy Use in Construction in Ireland – Past Trends and Future Projections BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2007.

  14. O’Dwyer and Powell R. 2007 Peak Oil Production – When Will It Happen And How To Prepare For It BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2007

  15. Moore D. and O’Rourke M. 2007 Meeting Ireland’s Thermal Energy Demand by 2020 Using Renewable Resources BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2007.

  16. McCarthy J. and O’ Connor D. 2004 Options for Moneypoint Power Station BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2004.

  17. O’ Connor C. and O’ Connor M. 2004 Energy in Transport and the Kyoto Protocol BE (Civil) Final Year Project UCC, March 2004.

 

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