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We invest in research, development and demonstration projects associated with the production, supply and use of energy.

SEAI's National Energy Research Funding Programme

SEAI coordinates and funds a range of research, development & demonstration (RD&D) activities relating to the production, supply & use of energy. We stimulate and accelerate the development and deployment of energy related products, processes & systems in the Irish marketplace. We support solutions that enable technical and other barriers to market uptake of energy related products, processes & systems, to be overcome.

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National Energy Research Database

Search for energy research projects in Ireland

Discover a wide array of Irish energy research projects. Find the companies, academic institutions, research institutes and researchers who work in energy research and innovation.

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Annual National Energy Research and Policy Conference

Thursday 8th September 2022, online

The aim of this conference is to bring the energy research and policy communities together, to discuss, engage and collaborate on the role of energy research and policy in support of Ireland’s clean energy ambitions. The thematic focus of the 2022 conference will be Societal Transformation for delivering Ireland’s energy revolution.

Previous years included the themes:

2021 Decarbonising Transport

2020 Decarbonisation of Ireland's Heat Sector

2019 Transformation of Ireland's Electricity Sector

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Contact us

Are you interested in finding out more about our research funding? Email us at energyresearch@seai.ie