**Course Full** Generator Grid Connection Process in Ireland. **Extra date added for 5th and 7th of May**

Location: Online
Duration: 1 Day split across 2 half days online
Course Date: Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Course Time: 9am to 11am and 11.30am to 1pm on 15th and 17th of April
Course Cost
Company Member: €150
Non Company Member: €300

Course Overview

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Should the demand be there we would be happy to run this again.

There has been major changed to the connection offer process in Ireland as it moved to a planning permission led system, the new Enduring Connection Process.

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:

  • Background on the operation of the Irish Electricity System
  • Gain understanding of the new connection offer process in Ireland
  • Gain understanding of connection policies to determine connection method, connection costs and ongoing grid factors and costs.
  • Gain understanding of the connection offer documentation

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:

  • The Irish Electricity system and its operation
  • Generation on the Irish Electricity System
  • Connection Offer Process - ECP1, ECP-2 and beyond
  • Dedicated and shared connection examples
  • Ongoing grid costs and factors
  • Overview of Constraint and Curtailment

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.