Cork Environmental Forum Seminar: ‘Your Energy, Your Options’

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Do you want to know more about the future of energy? What is happening in Cork and nationally? What is being done in a practical way to address our future energy needs, what works and what are the challenges and opportunities for individuals, businesses and communities.

Friday 28th February 2014  

Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig

9.30am -1pm

Introduction: Helen Barrett, Chairperson, CEF

Horizon 2020: Energy Innovation Opportunities, Philip Cheasty, National Contact Point for Energy Horizon 2020, Enterprise Ireland

Energy Cork – Growing Cork’s Energy Cluster, Kieran Lettice, Energy Cork

Tackling Climate Change – Embedded Carbon and Energy, José Ospina, NEES – Natural Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Project, Cork Centre for Architectural Education, UCC & CIT

County Kerry’s 100% Renewable Energy Roadmap – planning your community’s energy future,  Xavier Dubuisson, Energy Consultant

Round table discussions to examine practical application and projects:  

  • Anaerobic Digestion: Alan Clayton, Transition Town Kinsale
  • Templederry Community Wind Energy Project: John Fogarty
  • Community Power: Kate Ruddock, Friends of the Earth
  • Mallow a Test Bed Town for Research and Technology: Brian Cahill, the Mallow Systems Innovation Centre Manager, Nimbus Centre
  • Energy Efficiency in Tourism: Garryvoe Hotel, CHP – Stephen Belton