12th MaREI Climate & Energy Research Seminar

June 6, 2024 9:00 am

This year’s MaREI Climate & Energy Policy Research Seminar covers topics related to policy, carbon budgets, transport, and the power system. The seminar builds on a strong history of collaboration between UCC and the with both institutions partners in the SFI MaREI Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine.


09:20 – Welcome

09:40-10:20 – Policy

How do we successfully transform energy analysis into Government policy?  – Brian O’Gallachoir | View Slides

Residential renovations: understanding cost-disruption trade-offs – John Curtis, Gianluca Grilli & Muireann Lynch | View Slides

10:25-11:05 – Carbon Budgets

Carbon budget 1 (2021-2025): Remaining within the sectoral emissions ceilings – Fionn Rogan | View Slides

Energy System Transition for Climate Neutrality: A Country-Level Analysis Using Cumulative Carbon Budgets – Vahid Aryanpur & Hannah Daly | View Slides

11:35-12:15 – Transport

Impact of growing vehicle weight & size on CO2 emissions – Tomás Mac Uidhir & Hannah Daly | View Slides

A CGE analysis of differentiated carbon pricing for the Irish land transportation sector – Sam McArdle & Mert Yakut | View Slides

12:20-13:00 – Electricity

A vision for Ireland’s power system in 2035  – Paul Deane | View Slides

The spatial distribution of welfare loss associated with Moneypoint closure – Niall Farrell & Stefano Ceolotto | View Slides

13:00 – Close

Photos: Twitter @Niall Farrell