- Published: 01 February 2022 01 February 2022
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced that it has awarded 49 new projects €19.8 million in government funding, supporting and enabling a wide range of energy research in Ireland.
The projects bring together academic institutes, industry partners, and not-for-profits to tackle key areas in its national efforts to transition to a low-carbon society. Awarded projects are in the areas of green hydrogen, robotics for wind farm maintenance, biofuels, and technologies for increasing energy efficiency in buildings. A project example for wind energy is the development of a decision support tool for end-of-life wind turbines in Ireland; lifetime extension, decommissioning, repowering, repurposing.