Solar Ireland Conference

Dr. John Carty, Projects Director at Enerpower will be speaking at this years Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) National virtual conference in a case study session. The event which will take place online on 6th & 7th October 2020. The theme of this year’s conference is “Transitioning to a Brighter Future for Ireland“. Solar Ireland Conference

During this unique conference industry experts from home and abroad, across the supply chain, will be speaking on how a successful solar industry in Ireland will be transformative in job creation and investment. Solar Ireland 2020 will be a virtual roadmap to where the opportunities and challenges are. Solar Ireland 2020 will be host to the who’s who of the best and brightest minds on all matters solar.

Enerpower Projects Director, Dr. John Carty PhD, B.A, B.A.I, C. Eng. MIEI will be speaking at this years event in a case study session at 1255 on our rooftop solar pv installations. Enerpower are responsible for installation of  Ireland’s Largest Solar Array at the Lidl National Distribution Centre in Kildare. This project consists  of over 4364 solar pv panels and installed by Enerpower is now producing energy for the 58,000m2 distribution centre.   The facility will now produce 1,011,929 kilowatt hours of energy from the rooftop solar pv array.    These solar panels will meet over 25% of the energy requirements for the building, this is the equivalent of the electricity requirements for 240 homes.

Dr John holds a PhD in sustainable development and carbon emissions and an honours degree in civil, structural and environmental engineering. Dr John has seventeen years of experience garnered across a diverse range of technical projects, including commercial, environmental, energy and infrastructure projects.   Dr John manages stakeholder interests from due diligence and concept development through to planning, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover stages.

This year marks a historical significance for solar in Ireland as Government continue to discuss its first ever support for the industry in the form of a Renewable Electricity Support System (RESS). The signal to market is strong in 2020, the future is bright and prosperous for those that have invested time and energy in developing projects in recent years.   The full schedule of this conference is available to view here.


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