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IrDEA Annual Conference 2019

12th April 2019

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin Golden Lane, Dublin 8

Registration is now open for the first ever Irish District Energy Association National Conference, which takes place on Friday, 12 April 2019 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8.

This event will examine the opportunities for developing district heating and cooling in Ireland, including existing and planned schemes, national policy and finance, and experience from the international market.

This first national conference is already attracting much interest in Ireland and abroad, so make sure to register now to secure your place.

You can download the event programme here.



Final Agenda now available! 


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The Sponsors



Opportunities for Ireland

Results of the Irish Heat Atlas

Policy & Finance

  • Marie Donnelly, Former Director for Renewables, Energy Efficiency and Innovation at DG Energy in the European Commission
  • Morten Jordt Duedahl, Business Development Manager, Danish Board of District Heating
  • Chris Garside, Legal & Commerical Advisor to The Smart City Alliance & Nordic Heat at The Smart City Alliance
  • Paula Kirk, Director and Climate & Resilience Consultant, Arup

The Irish & International Experience




Session 1:

David Connolly (Welcome) 

Donna Gartland

Michael Manley (no slides)

Jim Gannon

Peter O'Shea

Dr. Bernd Moller


Session 2:

Marie Donnelly (no slides)

Morten Jordt Duedhal (Also here is his IRR Hot Cool Article - sign up to Hot Cool Magazine here)

Chris Garside

David Connolly (Heat Roadmap Europe) 


Session 3:

Eddie Conroy

Jens Ole Jensen

John Lambe


Session 4:

Victor Coe

Matteo Pozzi

Louise Mulcahy