Benefits of CHP

  • Significant reduction in energy costs
  • Short project payback times achievable
  • CO2 emissions reduced
  • Lower carbon tax
  • Security and continuity of power supply
  • Conservation of valuable fuel resources
  • NZEB compliance

Who should attend?

The conference will be relevant to anyone with an interest in CHP as an energy solution. This will include:

  • Energy and environmental managers (public & private sector)
  • Financial controllers
  • Purchasing / procurement managers
  • Policy makers
  • CHP developers
  • Consultants and advisors
  • Energy suppliers
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Financial and legal advisors
  • Engineering consultants

The conference will be of particular interest to energy / environment / facilities / technical managers with responsibility for buying and managing energy within industrial and commercial organisations, keen to learn more about how CHP can deliver significant cost and environmental savings.

Delegates attending the conference will:

  • Understand the potential cost and environmental savings CHP can deliver
  • Learn how CHP can benefit your business / industry
  • Hear practical case studies from real life projects in both the public & private sectors
  • Discover how renewable gas can act as a bridge to a renewable future
  • Meet with suppliers and consultants who can advise on suitable solutions for your organisation
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09.00 CHP introduction and overview

Chairman's welcome and introduction:

Owen Lewis
IIEA Working Group on Energy and Climate


Welcome and introduction

Fran McFadden
Commercial Connections Manager
Gas Networks Ireland

CHP as part of a sustainable energy future

Hans Korteweg
Managing Director
COGEN Europe

The role of CHP in moving towards a low carbon energy future

Bob Hanna
Chief Technical Advisor
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Renewable gas: A key component of a low carbon future

Ian Kilgallon
Business Development and Innovation Manager
Gas Networks Ireland

Reducing carbon emissions: The environmental impact of CHP

Matthew Clancy
Bioenergy and CHP Programme Manager
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Supplier pitches

There will be an opportunity for exhibiting organisations to showcase their products during a five minute soapbox pitch and demonstrate how CHP technology can offer lower costs, a better environmental performance and a more reliable and sustainable energy supply.
  Questions & answers / Panel discussion
11.10 Morning coffee / networking break
11.30 CHP in practice

Capturing the benefits of large scale CHP

Derek O'Connor
Facilities Engineering Manager
Bausch & Lomb Ireland

Becoming a leader in energy efficiency

John Ryan
Energy & Engineering Manager
Aughinish Alumina

CHP as a practical energy solution for the hotel industry

Andrew Mullan
Chief Engineer
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

Delivering major financial and environmental savings with CHP

Don O'Brien
General Manager
ABP Ireland

The large energy users' experience

Kathryn O'Flynn
Environmental and Services Manager
Lakeland Dairies
  Questions & answers / Panel discussion
13:15 Chairman's summary followed by networking lunch
14:00 Optional visit to view the Radisson Blu CHP unit