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Minister English announces new partnership to lead cutting-edge energy system integration research in Ireland

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Minister English announces new partnership to lead cutting-edge energy system integration research in Ireland

Minister English  announces new partnership to lead cutting-edge energy system integration research in Ireland
November 24
16:38 2015

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, today announced funding of over €11 million to the Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP).

ESIPP will receive €5.5 million from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Science Foundation Ireland, coupled with €5.5 million from five industry partners (AIB, EirGrid, Ervia, Glen Dimplex, ESB) and a philanthropic contribution from Mr David O’Reilly, former Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation, and current Chair of the UCD Energy Institute Board.

Making the announcement at UCD, Minister English said:

“Fostering partnerships between industry and academic researchers is a key element of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs. This partnership programme will enable Ireland to take a leadership role in Energy Systems Integration within Europe and globally.” Then he added :

“This is a significant investment in a partnership programme by multidisciplinary collaborators who are predominant players in the field of energy systems integration.”

ESIPP programme will be led by Professors Mark O’Malley, Federico Milano, Eoin Casey and Frank McDermott of UCD, in collaboration with leading researchers from UCD, DCU, ESRI, NUIG, TCD, UCC & UL and a number of international research institutions. ESIPP will work closely with an additional 17 industry collaborators.

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