11th MaREI Climate & Energy Research Seminar
This year’s MaREI Climate & Energy Policy Research Seminar covers topics related to the future power system, hydrogen, carbon and residential heating. The seminar builds on a strong history of collaboration between UCC and the ESRI, with both institutions partners in the SFI MaREI Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine.
The event will take place at ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin, D02 K138 on Tuesday, 30th May.
9:20 – Welcome
9:40 – High renewables on the power system – Ireland’s Future Power System and the Climate Action Plan – Paul Deane
10:00 – The impact of start costs in electricity market models at high levels of wind penetration – Muireann Lynch & Mel Devine
10:20 – Short break
11:05 – Coffee Break
11:35 – Carbon budgets & prices – Policy simulation modelling to inform national carbon budget pathways – Vera O’Riordan & Fionn Rogan
11:55 – Can Carbon Taxation Boost the Irish Economy and Reduce Inequality? – Mert Yakut & Kelly de Bruin
12:15 – Short break
12:20 – Residential heating challenges – The Potential for District Heating – Jason McGuire & Hannah Daly
12:40 – Implications of BER policy targets in the Climate Action Plan – Tensay Meles, Niall Farrell & John Curtis
13:00 – Closing