National Workshop on Energy Storage Needs -- Galway, October 2nd, 4pm

National Workshop on Energy Storage Needs -- Galway, October 2nd, 4pm

  • 02 Oct 2012

Under current development plans, wind generation will sometimes exceed total demand for power on the Irish system by 2020, particularly in wintertime when the wind is strongest. This excess wind power can be exported via interconnectors to Great Britain, curtailed (i.e. rejected) or stored. 

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PhD student featured in Windpower Monthly

PhD student featured in Windpower Monthly

  • 04 Sep 2012

Edward Mc Garrigle (a PhD student in the Sustainable Energy Research Group) presented a talk on offshore wind integration at this year's European Wind Energy Association annual conference in Copenhagen, which was subsequently featured in Windpower Monthly magazine: 

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Irish Transport Research Network conference in UCC

Irish Transport Research Network conference in UCC

  • 02 Sep 2012

The Irish Transport Research Network held its largest ever annual conference this year in University College Cork. The conference was co-hosted by the University of Limerick and Cork Institute of Technology. Members of ITRN include Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, NUI Galway, Dublin Institute of Technology and University of Ulster, Jordanstown.

The theme of the conference was ‘Transport and Energy’. Topics included :

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UCC Civil Engineering Research Showcase - June 8th, 2-5pm- 7th June 2012

UCC Civil Engineering Research Showcase - June 8th, 2-5pm- 7th June 2012

  • 07 Jun 2012

This year's Civil Engineering Research Showcase will include presentations on a diverse range of topics:

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Environmental impacts of energy storage to be discussed at Green Week 2012

Environmental impacts of energy storage to be discussed at Green Week 2012

  • 08 May 2012

Green Week is the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. This year's event will take place from 22 to 25 May in Brussels. This year's theme is "Water".

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UCC's BE Energy Engineering final year students to demonstrate research projects

UCC's BE Energy Engineering final year students to demonstrate research projects

  • 01 Mar 2012

UCC's pioneering undergraduate degree in Energy Engineering is the most sought-after course of its type in the country. The first group of students to reach the final year are to present results from their research projects on Tuesday 6th March from 2-4pm in the foyer of the Electrical Engineering building. This is the culmination of several months of hard work from all the Energy Engineering final year students at UCC.

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stoRE project commences

stoRE project commences

  • 01 May 2011

UCC's Sustainable Energy Research Group is a partner with nine other European institutions in the stoRE project, examining non-technical barriers to developing energy storage in Europe. The project will run until May 2014 and will aim to provide best practice guidance to energy storage developers across Europe. stoRE has been awarded funding under the EU's Intelligent Energy Europe programme. Paul Leahy and Eamon McKeoghwill lead UCC's contribution to stoRE. 

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