The annual conference, which took place online on the 14th September, aimed to facilitate discussion on the role of energy research and policy in achieving Ireland’s long term clean energy goals.

2023 Theme: Achieving Sustainable Energy Security

Thursday 14th September 2023 - Online.
Ensuring a sustainable and secure energy future for Ireland will require significant investment in research, innovation and collaboration to develop sustainable energy systems and practices that work for the whole of society.

2023 Conference Resources

Watch the 2023 Conference recordings and read the Q&A responses!

Conference Recordings    Conference Q&A

Conference Presentations & Posters

Read through this year's conference presentations:

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Poster Session

Guest Speakers

Find out more about the 2023 National Energy Research & Policy Conference guest speakers!

The 2023 conference featured speakers from a wide range of disciplines, outlining where we are now and where we need to focus our attention for a sustainable energy future. This conference was hosted online and was open to all. We heard from policy makers, academic experts, energy industry and community representatives from Ireland, and internationally, who shared their research findings, policy ambitions and insights, and engaged in lively discussions, in the field of energy security.

Meet the speakers!

Key aims of the conference

Agenda Overview

Full agenda announced!
9.00am - 11.15am Opening Plenary: Connecting Research & Policy
11.30am - 1.00pm Achieving Sustainable Energy Security: Research Sprint 
2.00pm - 4.00pm Future Perspectives on Energy Security

Why attend?

  • First class speakers
  • Networking opportunities
  • Leading research and policy insights
  • Thought provoking Q&A sessions

2022 National Energy Research and Policy Conference

Learn more about the conferences which took place during the online National Energy Research and Policy Conference in 2022 around the theme of Societal Transformation.

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