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Final speaker schedule available

May 25, 2011
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We have the final speaker schedule available for you to download and look forward to seeing you on the day.

The venue is Hotel Kilkenny – here is their location page and the day kicks off with registration from 9am and the first talks starting at 10am.

UPDATE 25th May – full speaker schedule available as a pdf download here: EnergyCamp Timetable at 25th May.


More speakers confirmed for Free Renewable Energy Camp, 27th May in Kilkenny

May 17, 2011
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John Porter –

The results of a 3 year study co-funded by the EPA into the use of PPO (Rape seed oil) as a fuel for HGVs. Saving Ireland in excess of an additional 4% of carbon emissions over and above the current situation.

Simon Jones –
Business development opportunities in each area of renewable energy.

Devyn Olson-Swayer –
Energy training – courses & job prospects

Devyn Olson-Swayer –
Marketing a green business -  differentiating your business, green marketing vs green washing, some low cost marketing tips

Tom McEvoy, Lisdowney Wind Farm
Developing a windfarm project – from start to 80% completion.

There are still a small number of speaker slots left (18 in total during the day). Interested? Let us know at info AT

Keith Bohanna

Speaker update – Renewable energy camp 27th May, Kilkenny

May 9, 2011
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Some more great speakers on the listing – you can see the full list here.

Joe Heron,
Joe is presenting on Community Consultation and Green Energy – how to communicate effectively with the broader community who will be impacted by your planned development.

Peter Kerry –
Peter is giving a presentation of the international standard ISO 14064 for carbon management which includes
* measuring carbon footprints,
* carbon reduction projects and third party auditing,
* with the prospect oftrading carbon within voluntary markets.

He is also including a brief overview of the EU mandatory emissions trading scheme could be included.


Speakers so far

May 4, 2011
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We have had some great speakers coming forward so far – here are their details with more to come in future posts.

Frank Gethings –

Frank is giving an overview of the technology behind the Archimedean Screw hydro turbine

Tommy Cooke, Renewable Energy Developer

The challenges in setting up an Anaerobic Digestion project

Sean Ganley –

Sean is giving an overview of the wind turbine space in Ireland as it relates to farm, business and home owners.

Dr Edward O’Gorman –

Edward is giving a briefover view of patents and trade marks in this area.

Simon Jones –

Simon has a background in business development in the renewable sector and he gives an overview of where he sees the opportunities in each area of renewable energy.

Michael Prendergast –

Michael will share his views on how the Governments pursuit of its renewable energy targets lead to decisions which decimated indigenous Irish renewable businesses in favour of imports.


Renewable Energy Camp

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Topics from Energy Camp 2011

Many issues in the Green Energy Sector were discussed and debated including:

*The story of a Wind Farm Development
*The challenges in setting up an Anaerobic Digestion project
*Diversifying your business into the energy sector
*International standard ISO 14064 for carbon management *Community consultation and green energy

The panel discussion at the end of the afternoon discussed Job Creation & Opportunities in Green Energy Sector which tied up the days events.
Thank you to all the participants and speakers who attended Green Energy Camp 2011