Online Training Course: Generator Grid Connection Process in Ireland

  • Venue


  • Date

    May 5th 2020

  • Time

    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Course Overview
There has been major changes to the connection offer process in Ireland. It now requires planning permission in advance of connection application for a grid connection. This new system is referred to as Enduring Connection Process or ECP.

This course provides an overview of the new connection offer processes and through examples demonstrates how connection policy will be applied to these connection applications going forward.

Course Objectives
The learning objectives include:

Who should attend
Developers, consultants, legal advisors, financial investors, equipment suppliers and contractors for new renewable generation projects in Ireland.

Course Content
The sections within the one-day course will include:

Course Trainers
Rory Mullan has been working in the Irish electricity industry since 1998. Prior to becoming a senior consultant, Rory has a background of working in commercial and technical roles in NIE, ESB and EirGrid. Rory is a member of the IWEA council and has been chairperson of the IWEA and the NIRIG grid committees. Rory is also a member of the ISEA grid committee. Through his roles in the renewable trade associations he has been at the forefront of the development of connection policy over the past ten years.

The 1 day course is split over 2 half days. May 5th and 7th from 9.00am – 1.00pm

Thanks to the Irish Wind Energy Association, this course is heavily subsidised. The usual cost of this course is €300 but is now available for only €50. Please note this price is only available by applying to the Tipperary Energy Agency, it is not available on the IWEA website.

Criteria and Apply
To be eligible to take part in this online course, you must meet the below criteria;

To apply to take part in this online course, please email and include details on how you meet the above criteria. Closing date for applications is Friday, May 1st.