Energising the Future with Solar
13th October 2022

Morning Plenary Session

  • ConallBolgerFrontColour (2)
    Conall Bolger - ISEA

    Opening Address
    09.00am - 09.10am

  • Eric Lonergan
    Eric Lonergan - M&G

    Scaling up renewables - the economic case
    09.25am - 09.40am

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    Naomi Chevillard - SolarPower Europe

    2023 - solar in Europe
    09.40am - 09.56am

09.56am - 10.40am - Scaling up a Sector

Session Facilitator:
Daniel Murray - Business Post

Panel Discussion and Q&A

  • Lynn Boylan
  • TBA
  • TBA



Parallel Session 1, Track A - 11.00am - 12.00pm

Accessing a Decarbonised Network

  • Mark Foley

    Mark Foley

    Chief Executive - Eirgrid

  • Nicholas Tarrant_ni_LThumb

    Nicholas Tarrant

    Managing Director - ESB Networks

  • rory

    Rory Mullan

    Director - Mullan Grid Consulting

  • Hariram Subramanian

    Hariram Subramanian

    CTO - Huawei FusionSolar Smart PV Solution

  • John Melvin

    John Melvin

    Director Energy Networks and Legal - Commission Energy Regulation (CER)

Parallel Session 1, Track B - 11.00am - 12.00pm

Rooftop Solar, a Waking Giant

  • Paul Deane

    Dr Paul Deane

    Senior Research fellow in clean energy futures at the Environmental Research Institute’s MaREI

  • William Walsh

    William Walsh

    Chief Executive Officer - SEAI

  • Barry Quinlan

    Barry Quinlan

    Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications

  • Michael Norton

    Michael Norton

    Head of Commercial Sales - Solar Electric

  • Gerhard-Heyl

    Gerhard Heyl

    Director - PV Green Energy Savings

Parallel Session 2, Track A - 12.00pm - 13.00pm

Delivering Solar in Ireland

  • Cryil Perrin

    Cyril Perrin

    Managing Director - Ireland chez Neoen

  • peter K

    Peter Kavanagh

    Director - Highfield Energy Services Ltd

  • JP Wallace (preferred photo)

    JP Wallace

    Senior Business Development Manager - EDF Renewables Ireland

Parallel Session 2, Track B - 12.00pm - 13.00pm

Corporate Purchasing of Solar

  • Joop Hazenberg

    Joop Hazenberg

    Policy and Impact Director - RE-Source Platform

  • Kieran White

    Vice President Europe - Orsted Onshore

  • Owen Collins

    Owen Collins

    Senior Associate - Matheson



Parallel Session 3, Track A - 14.00pm - 15.00pm

Irish Utility Scale Solar Post RESS-2

  • rebecca

    Rebecca McManus

    Associate - Aurora

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    Phillip Newsome

    Department of Environment, Climate and Communications

  • John Pollard

    John Pollard

    Investment Manager - NTR plc

  • Gerry Shannon

    Gerry Shannon

    Obton Ltd

Parallel Session 3, Track B - 14.00pm - 15.00pm

Solar Enabling ESG

  • gary

    Gary Connolly

    Commercial Director - Activ8 Solar Energies

  • TBA

  • Richard Bagley

    SSE Energy Solutions

  • TBA

Parallel Session 4, Track A - 15.00pm - 16.00pm

Investing and Financing Irish Solar

  • Daniel Maloney

    Daniel Maloney

    Programme Manager - BNRG Renewables Ltd

  • Eoin Hartigan

    Eoin Hartigan

    Head of Origination, Project Finance - Bank of Ireland

  • barry walsh

    Barry Walsh

    Development Manager - Temporis Aurora GP

  • Garrett Monahan

    Garrett Monaghan

    Head of Projects, Ireland - Pinsent Masons

Parallel Session 4, Track B - 15.00pm - 16.00pm

Technology and Innovation in the Solar Industry

  • Eamon Howlin

    Eamon Howlin

    Chartered Civil and Marine Engineer – Solar Marine Energy

  • Sarah McCormack

    Sarah McCormack

    Associate Professor - Trinity College Dublin

  • Kenneth Conway

    Kenneth Conway

    Principal Power Systems Consultant - TNEI



Parallel Session 5, Track A - 16.20pm - 17.20pm

A Fit for Purpose Planning System

  • Jim Hughes

    Jim Hughes

    Director - Fehily Timoney Company

  • Paul Carson

    Paul Carson

    Managing Director - Strategic Power Projects

  • Mark Varian

    Mark Varian

    Head of Projects and Construction - Eversheds Sutherland Ireland

Parallel Session 5, Track B - 16.20pm - 17.20pm

Supply Chain Outlook

  • Shauna Moodle


  • Juan Romero Wade

    Juan Romero-Wade

    Key Account Manager Utility - UK & Ireland LONGi Solar

  • Ken Stewart

    Ken Stewart

    Key Account Manager - Sungrow EMEA

  • ConallBolgerFrontColour (2)
    Conall Bolger - ISEA

    Closing Remarks
    17.25pm - 17.30pm