Powerful Stuff 2016! A research perspective

Powerful Stuff!

Date: 10-02-2016

Venue: 326 UCD Engineering Building


Are you interested in electrical engineering? Do you want to find out about the big research questions of the modern power system? Well then, you’ve come to the right place!

Five PhD Students of the ERC will talk about some fundamental power system concepts and areas of research. Discussing wind integration, offshore wind connection, frequency control, power system economics and demand side management.

“In the 1960s, scientists overcame immense odds to achieve something extraordinary – the Apollo missions to the Moon. Now some of the finest minds must again unite in the face of an even greater challenge.”
– David Attenborough, Naturalist

“All transport will electrify over time, with the exception of rockets”
– Elon Musk, Founder of Paypal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX

“It’s self evident that without a custom built grid it will be impossible to exploit the full potential of wind, wave or tidal”
– Eddie O’Connor, Founder Airtricity, Mainstream Renewable Power

“May you live in interesting times…”

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