Current Projects

H-Wind : Hydrogen from offshore wind (co-funded by SFI and industry partners Equinor, ESB, DP Energy and Gas Networks Ireland).

ClimAg: Multifactorial causes of fodder crises in Ireland and risks due to climate change (funded by the Irish EPA)

Re-Wind : Re-use and recycling of Decommissioned Composite Material Wind Turbine Blades (funded by Science Foundation Ireland, Department of Employment and Learning (Northern Ireland) and National Science Foundation (USA).

EirWind : Co-designing the opportunity for sustainable development of Ireland’s offshore wind resources (WP5 leader; co-funded by SFI MAREI Centre and ten industry partners)

ClimAtt : tools for climate change attribution of extreme weather events (funded by the Irish EPA)

Energy storage for tidal generator arrays (Joseph Kelly, MAREI Spoke PhD project, with DP Energy).

Extreme wave-structure interactions (Patrick O’Kelly Lynch, MaREI Platform 2 project).

Past Projects

  • A Knowledge Based Approach to Calculating Turbine Availability for Large Sets of Windfarm Data (Frank O’Connor, Irish Research Council Industrial Postgraduate Fellowship), 2013-2016.
  • Downtime analysis for offshore facilities (PIP project), 2014-2016.

Electricity and Environment Laboratory

Renewable energy and land-atmosphere interactions research