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CPD Seminar: Permitting of Energy Projects

  • Date(s)
    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €195
    Non-Members:  €245
    WEB PRICE: Book online and receive a further 10% discount
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  • CPD Credit
    1 hour   C3

Seminar overview

This one day seminar organised by the Energy and Environment Division of Engineers Ireland will address the key issues associated with the planning process for the permitting of energy projects.

Presentations will address the legislative requirements, both national and European, involved in the complex procedure of the permitting of energy projects. There will be an exploration into the best practice procedures relating to environmental appropriate assessments as well as presentations on how to engage effectively with the public whilst adhering to legislation such as the Aarhus convention.  

The afternoon session of this event will be dedicated to four case study presentations from large scale energy projects from leading practitioners in the field. For those working in the energy sector, this seminar is not to be missed. 

Seminar aim

The aim of this one-day CPD seminar is to inform delegates on the planning process for the permitting of energy infrastructure projects with case studies demonstrating industry best practice.

Who should attend?
This one- day CPD seminar has been designed and developed for both private and public sector engineering professionals and technicians who are involved in the permitting process for energy infrastructure projects. 

Speakers include:

  • Philip Green, Assistant Director, An Bord Pleanála
  • Alice Whittaker, Partner, Philip Lee Solicitors
  • Caitríona Diviney, Chief Operation Officer, Irish Wind Energy Association
  • Aebhin Cawley, Director, Scott Cawley
  • Iain Douglas, Senior Planner, Mayo County Council
  • Ciaran Lynch, Development Manager, Limerick Institute of Technology

Case study presentations:

  • The Corrib Gas Pipeline: Ciaran Butler, Chartered Engineer, RPS Group
  • The Shannon LNG Terminal: Martin Ahern, Chartered Engineer, Shannon LNG
  • Transmission Projects: Eirgrid (speaker TBC)
  • Wind Farms: Peter Cunningham, Chartered Engineer, SSE Renewables 



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20 October 2014