Two days, over 50 inspiring presentations

The team are currently in the process of securing the leading industry stakeholders to present at Solar Ireland 2018. The presentations will be grouped into key themes which collectively provide complete coverage of the Irish solar industry. If you are interested in speaking, please Jackie Cannon Event Director, jackie.cannon@angelbc.com or call +44 (0)1923 690200

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 Opening Address: Ambitions for Ireland's solar sector

Michael McCarthy


ISEA
CEO

 Special Address

Special Address


Richard Bruton
DCCAE
Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

 Policy

ISEA Response to Policy


Michael McCarthy
ISEA
CEO

EU Policy Framework


Marie Donnelly
European Commission
Director

Panellist


Bruce Douglas
SolarPower Europe
Deputy CEO

Panellist


Max Muenchmeyer
Institute of International and European Affairs
Researcher

National Policy


Seán Kelly
European Parliament
MEP

Opening Address


Timmy Dooley TD
Fianna Fáil
Spokesperson on Communications, Climate Action & the Environment

 RESS

ISEA's Response to RESS


David Maguire
Irish Solar Energy Association
Chairman

RESS


Eamonn Confrey
DCCAE
Principal Officer

Auction Design


Nick Holman
BNRG Renewables
Director

 Market

Moderator


Mark Varian
Eversheds Sutherland
Partner

Electricity Market


Hugh Mullany
Mullany Engineering Consultancy
Joint Owner

Market Summary


Peter Kavanagh
Highfield Solar
Director

Grid Status Summary


Rory Mullan
MullanGrid Consulting
Director

Panellist


Conall Bolger
Cornwall Insight
Head of Ireland

Panellist


John Mullins
Amarenco Solar
CEO

 Datacentre Session

Datacentre Panel Session


Garry Connolly
Host In Ireland
President

Panellist


David McAuley
Bitpower
CEO/Founder

Panellist


Fergus Innes
Ireland France Subsea Cable
Managing Director

Panellist


Jerry Sweeney
Cork Internet eXchange
Managing Director

Panellist


Vanessa Miler-Fels
Microsoft
Renewable Energy Strategist

 Commercial Rooftop Session

Presentation TBC


Kevin Brackfield
Brackfield Consulting

Panellist


Fergus Sharkey
SEAI
Programme Manager

Panellist


Gerhard Heyl
PV Green
Director

Panellist


Niall Cussen
Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
Principal Adviser

Panellist


Peter Desmet
Solarclarity BV
CEO

 Community Session

Panellist


Howard Johns
ENcome Energy Performance
Managing Director

Panellist


Kate Ruddock
Friends of the Earth
Policy and Campaigns Manager

Panellist


Paddy Phelan
3 Counties Energy Agency
Consulting Engineer

Panellist


Tim Day
Solarplicity
Head of Community Energy

 Industry Summary

Moderator


Joe O’Carroll
OC Consulting (Ireland)
Managing Consultant

Panellist


David Connolly
IWEA
CEO

Panellist


David Maguire
ISEA
Chairman

Panellist


Sean Finan
IrBEA
CEO

 Grid

Moderator


Peter Kavanagh
Highfield Solar
Director

ECP and innovation


Clare Duffy
ESB Networks
Smart Customer Access and Distribution Planning Manager

ECP-1


Donal Smith
Galetech Energy Services (GES)
Grid Specialist

Innovation on Grid


Michael Moore
Elgin Energy
Project Manager

Grid Planning


Robbie Aherne
EirGrid
Head of New Connections

Panellist


Dave Ogden
Smith Bros
Commercial Director

Opening Address


Eamon Ryan TD
Green Party
Leader

Panellist


Panagiotis Kamperidis
Sungrow Power Supply

 Finance

Moderator


Fintan Whelan
Carbon Metrics
Senior Advisor

Panellist


Anthony Doherty
NTR
Group Corporate Finance Director

Panellist


Austin Coughlan
Ireland Strategic Investment Fund
Investment Director

Panellist


Cormac Gilligan
IHS Markit
Research & Analysis Manager, Solar & Energy Storage

Panellist


Jim Arigho
AIB
Director, Energy, Climate Change & Infrastructure

Panellist


Paul O'Donnell
Greencoat Capital
Partner

Panellist


Ross Mackey
BlackRock
Vice President

 Installer Day - ISEA Viewpoint

ISEA Viewpoint


Michael McCarthy
Irish Solar Energy Association
CEO

 Installer Day - Market

SEAI Grant


Brian O'Mahony
SEAI
Finance for Energy Efficiency

Irish Policy Update


Pat Smith
MREF
Joint Chairman

Challenges & Opportunities


Peter Desmet
Solarclarity BV
CEO

 Installer Day - Rooftop & Storage

Smart Battery Revolution Will Grow Your Business


Dudley Moor-Radford
Moixa
Managing Director

Residential Battery Sizing


Gerhard Heyl
PV Green Energy Savings Ltd
Director

Rooftop and Planning


Niall Cussen
Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
Principal Adviser - Planning

 Installer Day - Standards & Training

Moderator


Robert Goss
Solar Electric
Director

Standards and Training in Ireland


Robert Goss
Solar Electric
Director

Demands of SEAI rules on domestic solar PV installations


Gary Connolly
Activ8 Solar Energies
Commercial Manager

Panellist


Tim Day
Solarplicity
Head of Community Energy

 Installer Day - Equipment & Installation

Product Roadmap Innovations - Practical Solutions for Installers.


Andrea Viaro
Jinko Solar
Head of Tech Service and Product Management

Monitoring for Residential Solar


Andy OLeary
SolarLog
Owner at Sibert Solar

Optimise your PV Business with SolarEdge


Christelle Lawson
Solaredge Technologies
Country Manager UK

*All speakers and presentations are subject to change.

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