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EI Ireland branch

Get involved with your local branch of the Energy Institute today. Branch events are organised for your benefit by volunteer members. Engaging with your local branch supports your continuing professional development by keeping up to date on the latest developments, as well as helping to expand your network of contacts.

The Branch organises technical meetings, often in cooperation with kindred organisations. A Young Professionals Network is being established. A particular highlight of the year is the Annual Dinner when the Minister for Energy usually delivers an important policy speech; in 2018 this will take place on Wednesday 31 October.

The branch has also created the Ireland 2050 calculator online tool, designed to help understand how energy works and what choices are required in order to provide a secure, stable and sustainable energy system.  Ireland 2050 is part of a wider Energy Institute programme to promote understanding of our energy system.

Click on the following image for more information. Ireland 2050

Committee contact

If you are interested in becoming involved or hearing more about EI Ireland's developing branch activities, please contact us at ireland@energyinst.org.

Professor J Owen Lewis CEng FEI
Position: Chair
John O'Brien AMEI
Position: Treasurer
David Taylor
Position: Liaison Officer
Dr Ben Costelloe CEng MEI
Position: Membership and Education Advisor
Owen McQuade CEng MEI
Position: Hon Secretary

Latest news

17% of total EU energy consumption now from renewable sources

2018-2
The EU is edging closer to its 2020 target of 20% of all energy consumption coming from renewables, with the latest data from Eurostat indicating that in 2016 a total of 17% of the bloc’s total...

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Irish Minister headlines at EI branch event

Two of the EI’s branches have recently celebrated their 2017 achievements by hosting annual dinners with top speakers.Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Enviro...

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Brussels calls for EU interconnector finance plans

2016-5-1
The European Commission has made its first formal call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), to help finance key European Union (EU) energy infrastructure projects, writes Keith Nu...

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Ofgem shortlists five new electricity interconnectors

2014-12-1
Ofgem has announced five proposed interconnector projects that could, together with the ElecLink and Nemo projects already assessed by the regulator, increase the number and capacity connections betwe...

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Lights ‘will stay on’ during UK’s 2015-20 electricity cr ...

2012-4-5
Lights ‘will stay on’ during UK’s 2015-20 electricity crunch The economic slowdown means that Britain should be able to retire old coal, oil and nuclear power plants on schedule w...

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