Irish District Energy Association National Conference

This FREE online conference takes place on 24 & 25 November and is the must-attend event for Ireland's low-carbon heating sector.

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About this Event

The Irish District Energy Association National Conference is a fully-online FREE event, which takes place across two half-days on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th November 2020, from 9.30am to 1.30pm each day.


This conference is the must-attend event for Ireland's low-carbon heating sector, and will explore the latest opportunities for developing district heating and cooling in Ireland, including:

Day 1 : Tuesday, 24th November, 9.30am - 1.30pm

  • The Future of the Heating Sector - A Policy View
  • International View from Similar Markets

Speakers include:

  • Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks & Transport
  • Eva Hoos, Renewable Energy Unit, DG Energy
  • Jan-Kees De Voogd, Indaver
  • Giulia Forgnone, EuroHeat & Power
  • Astrid Madsen, Independent Consultant, Energy & Climate

Day 2: Wednesday, 25th November, 9.30am - 1.30pm

  • Past, Present & Future - The Experience of District Heating in Ireland
  • International Policy & Regulatory Review - What Can Ireland Learn?

Speakers include:

  • John O'Shea, Energy Systems Analyst, Codema - Dublin's Energy Agency
  • Paul Noonan, BMS Manager, UCD Estates
  • JP Prendergast, Claremorris & Western District Energy Co-operative

Last year's conference sold out quickly and with growing interest in the Irish district heating market and new schemes coming online in Dublin, this year's online event is sure to attract even more interest, so make sure to register now to secure your free ticket!

November 24 2020
to Wednesday
November 25 2020


About the Irish District Energy Association

IrDEA was set up in 2017 by Donna Gartland and David Connolly and is the only trade organisation representing the district heating and cooling sector in Ireland. Its current members include Dublin City Council, ESB, Ramboll, Covanta and Veolia.

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