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RESCHEDULED: Smart Positive Energy - Two presentations on Energy

  • Date(s)
    Wednesday, 9 October 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 7:00 PM
  • Venue
    Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick

About the event

The evening comprises two presentations:

“Limerick Positive City Exchange”
The +CityxChange (positive city exchange) is a smart city project submitted by a consortium of 32 partners including Limerick City and County Council from 11 countries. The full-scale project will receive €20 million in funding from Horizon 2020 which has nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years.

Limerick will become the first Irish ‘Lighthouse Smart City’. Lighthouse cities are ones that develop and test innovative solutions and act as exemplars for their region and other cities and regions across Europe.

“SPEEDIER – Implementation of Energy Audits in SMEs”
 SPEEDIER is a highly innovative solution that applies an integrated approach to energy management, providing information, advice and implementation of energy efficiency solutions. The H2020 funded project is being piloted in Ireland, Spain, Italy and Romania.
The service streamlines the process of identifying and implementing energy saving measures.

About the speakers

Pat Stephens has a master’s degree in Building Services Engineering and worked in the construction industry for 14 years before establishing his own building services company in 1994. Pat increasingly offered energy management and modelling services to clients including local authorities and accepted his position to establish and manage the Limerick Clare Energy Agency, for Limerick and Clare local authorities in 2005.

Padraic O’Reilly, a researcher in the LIT Development Unit, qualified from UL with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Project Management. Working in manufacturing and in the building services industries, he has focused on energy efficiency and the application of renewable heating technologies.


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